They Had to Go Out

Episode 72: Gary Thomas - CDR (Ret.) - Cutterman - Patrol Boat CO - LORANimal - AFRAS - NCGMA

Episode 72: Gary Thomas - CDR (Ret.) - Cutterman - Patrol Boat CO - LORANimal - AFRAS - NCGMA

CDR Gary Thomas (Ret.) talks deploying into heavy seas as a cutter swimmer to rescue a man overboard, commanding a Key West patrol boat during the tragic sinking of a Haitian ferry, working to support LORANimals, and how these events illustrate the servicewide impacts individuals can have in the Coast Guard. He also discusses his work with the National Coast Guard Museum Association and the Association for Rescue at Sea, both partners of They Had to Go Out Podcast. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theyhadtogoout/support

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