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Marquette’s Coast Guard Dogs Advance Ranks, Honored in Sweet Ceremony

Much of the event was typical of a U.S. Coast Guard advancement ceremony, with everyone standing at attention as the honorees received their pins. But the brand-new petty officers third class at Station Marquette also got a special bonus: Plenty of dog treats.

Thor and Loki, a pair of two-year-old Vizsla-Lab pups adopted this past summer by the Marquette Coast Guard crew, were honored Monday in a special ceremony that “advanced” the dogs to a higher rank as a way of recognizing their contributions to the station as well as the community.

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