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Column: Jones Act key to maritime protections

  • Adm. Paul Zukunft, now retired, was the 25th commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard from May 2014 through June 2018, leading America’s oldest continuous seagoing service and the largest component of the Department of Homeland Security.

    Adm. Paul Zukunft, now retired, was the 25th commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard from May 2014 through June 2018, leading America’s oldest continuous seagoing service and the largest component of the Department of Homeland Security.

When you view Mother Earth from outer space, you see a nation with deep water on all four coasts — the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, Gulf of Mexico and Great Lakes with a latticework of navigable rivers that connect the interior to deepwater ports and the rest of the globe. Read more

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