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RESERVIST (COMDTPUB 1001.29) is published by the Commandant, Director of Reserve & Military Personnel, U.S. Coast Guard. It is intended for information only and is not authority for official action. Views and opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security or U.S. Coast Guard. The editor reserves the right to select and edit all materials for publication. We continue to strive for perfection yet unattained.


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