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Current Issue - Volume 71 ~ Issue 1

Reserve Magazine Issue 1 - 2024

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Issue 4 - 2023

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Issue 3 - 2023

Volume 70 ~ Issue 2

Issue 2 - 2023

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RESERVIST is published primarily to provide stories of interest to Coast Guard reservists. Submissions which contain a strong Reserve nexus receive the highest publication priority.

Articles for submission should be created as text documents. Generally, an article is approximately 400-1000 words accompanied by 2-3 photos. However, longer articles will be considered.

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Photos must be submitted as individual high resolution (300 dpi minimum) JPEG files. When possible, tell us the who, what, where, when, PLUS the name of the photographer.

Video should be in an WMV format, not larger than 50 MB and preferably less than three minutes.



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Commandant (CG-R55)
Attn: Editor, Reservist
U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
Stop 7721
Washington DC 20593-7721

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Thanks for your assistance and your continued interest in Reservist!

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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