The U.S. Navy and the Coast Guard are natural complements, and this complementarity should be expressed practically, in a “national fleet” that is not mere rhetoric. The argument is new, but it is well established in historical practice. What should the Navy and Coast Guard do to aid each other?
Gray, Colin S.
"The Coast Guard and Navy,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 54
, Article 9.
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