Images: The Oath
FORT WORTH, Texas - Capt. Marcus Woodring, commander of Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston, congratulates a class of recruits who were sworn into service at halftime of the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, Dec. 31, 2009. More than 25 recruits from recruiting offices in San Antonio, Dallas and Houston took the oath during the ceremony. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Patrick Kelley.