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With Keen Eye & Salty Wit, Coast Guard Poetry Book Launches August 2022

Benjamin B. White was pursuing a career in baseball when a worn-out shoulder diverted his life’s course . After an enlistment in the U.S. Army, White ended up as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard . Established in 1790 as the Revenue Cutter Service, the modern Coast Guard is the maritime security, search-and-rescue, and law-enforcement service branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. Its motto is “Semper Paratus” —“Always Ready!” Now retired from uniformed service, White teaches human resources, business administration, and college success courses from his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “ Veterans and military families of all eras and branches will delight in White’s sharp humor and storytelling. His stories of adventures and misadventures are sure to variously inspire laughter, reflection, and patriotic pride ,” says the publisher. “After all, who doesn’t love a good sea story?” Take, for example, White’s poem “Ski Boat”: I worked for a guy I would work for Anytime, anywhere …