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First pitch

Petty Officer 1st Class Catherine Kavanaugh, the 13th Coast Guard District's reserve enlisted person of the year, throws a ceremonial first pitch to Seattle Mariners pitcher Blake Beavan during the Mariner's Salute to the Armed Forces at Seattle's Safeco Field, April 13, 2013. Top performers from each of the five armed services threw ceremonial pitches during the event. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class George Degener)

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This work, First pitch [Image 1 of 4], by PO2 George Degener, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.13.2013

Date Posted:04.15.2013 17:11

Photo ID:907266



Size:2.06 MB

Location:SEATTLE, WA, USGlobe

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