James S. Gracey

James S. Gracey

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Steele Gracey is a retired United States Coast Guard admiral who served as the 17th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard from 1982 to 1986. Gracey was born in Newton, Massachusetts and is the son of Ernest J. Gracey and Edna S. Gracey. Following graduation from Needham High School, he accepted an appointment to the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. While a cadet at the Academy, he served as Battalion Commander and captain of the baseball team. He was also a member of the soccer and rifle teams. Following graduation in June, 1949, he agreed to remain at the Academy until the following September as a tactical instructor. From 1951 to 1953, he was stationed at the Port Office in Boston, Massachusetts.show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134926043
  • 9786134926041