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U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

Date: June 18, 2012

U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Contact: USCGA Public Affairs

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PHOTO RELEASE: Glastonbury, Conn., native retires from CGA after serving more than 34 years

U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Judy Maisano and Capt. Richard Gaines display a shadowbox during a retirement ceremony held at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., June 15, 2012. Gaines received the shadowbox as a gift during his retirement to showcase his career in the Coast Guard. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diana Honings.
U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Jody Maisano and Capt. Richard Gaines display a shadowbox during a retirement ceremony held at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., June 15, 2012. Gaines received the shadowbox as a gift during his retirement to showcase his career in the Coast Guard. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diana Honings.
Retired U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Thomas Atkin and U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Richard Gaines display the Coast Guard certificate of retirement during Gaines's retirement ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., June 15, 2012. Gaines retired from the academy after serving more than 34 years of active duty and 22 years as Permanent Commissioned Teaching Staff. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diana Honings.
Retired U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Thomas Atkin and U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Richard Gaines display the Coast Guard certificate of retirement during Gaines's retirement ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., June 15, 2012. Gaines retired from the academy after serving more than 34 years of active duty and 22 of those years as Permanent Commissioned Teaching Staff. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diana Honings.
U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Richard Gaines thanks his wife Andrea Gaines during his retirement ceremony held at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., June 15, 2012. Andrea was the associate head women's basketball coach at the academy for the past 19 years and is a licensed Coast Guard captain. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diana Honings.
U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Richard Gaines thanks his wife Andrea Gaines during his retirement ceremony held at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., June 15, 2012. Andrea was the associate head women's basketball coach at the academy for the past 19 years and is a licensed Coast Guard captain. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diana Honings.
U.S. Coast Guard Academy Third Class Cadet Alexa Hunko presents U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Richard Gaines with a blanket on behalf of the academy women's basketball team during a retirement ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., June 15, 2012. Gaines served the last three years as the women's basketball head coach. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diana Honings.
U.S. Coast Guard Academy Third Class Cadet Alexa Hunko presents U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Richard Gaines with a blanket on behalf of the academy women's basketball team during a retirement ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., June 15, 2012. Gaines served the last three years as the women's basketball head coach. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diana Honings.

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