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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)

SEATTLE — More than 40 Coast Guardsmen from units throughout the Pacific Northwest participated in the Seattle Mariner’s Salute to the Armed Forces at Seattle’s Safeco Field, April 13, 2013.

This was the 11th annual Salute to the Armed Forces held by the Seattle Mariners.

Events included presentation of commemorative plaques to senior military leaders, a joint-service color guard and flag presentation, recognition of top military performers and ceremonial first pitches thrown out by a member of each armed service.

For more information contact the 13th District Public Affairs Office at 206-220-7237.


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Date Taken:04.13.2013

Date Posted:04.15.2013 17:10

Location:SEATTLE, WA, USGlobe

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