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And what we're gonna start to show off where it is -- live demonstration by the coast guards silent strokes -- So joining me to explain what you are just about to see is lieutenant Jason him -- he's the commander of the honor guard company what -- lieutenant.
Now just briefly I want you to tell us what we're about to see the first do we have the Coast Guard down around.
Brad -- and they aren't sailors are.
-- -- -- -- -- Your -- right front classes building we have.
The US has earned silence kills me you know -- -- I saw it right thank you have for every morning soon.
What you're seeing here is that's completely silent routine.
Line sixteen cars of the members that goes silent drill team.
These members are.
Are doing its duty -- conditions of their regular honor guard duties of -- -- long.
At the Pentagon for rivals what have you and these members have committed hours upon hours outside of the regular -- -- to -- -- this completely silent.
1516 minute routine.
Pretty proud of little known facts we're the only silent for a team -- -- forces as females on our team this morning you'll see two.
You should see see right now.
This particular team.
The entire team will do.
78 minutes of perform this is.
I pictures that we're out of the camera looking down at the expense of FOX News -- in the now we can't hear the honor guard.
Don't just -- around with.
They're in great looking uniforms and weapons rifles they haven't.
That you -- -- responsible for presenting the president in the coming coastguard -- foreign dignitaries.
Went into the United States.
-- -- pentagon and White House likes cemetery.
If you refinance their homes with the other services.
The union council.
We also have a coast -- where we provide.
For retirements and various official ceremonies and -- -- me.
Yeah the face of the coast where we are way public ceremonies throughout the United States.
Well yes and is there.
And so this is the best chance this is the best and brightest with the -- but -- -- -- if this side in order.
Become a member sallinger looks in the past few additions that we don't -- to you they come -- silencer qualifying.
At least one qualification whether it be colors -- what have you.
They will approach the draw pastor who is currently walking down.
This I have just team right now that -- yeah yeah professor Smith and bill expressed an interest in joining the drills and we'll give the go ahead as to whether they can lenders -- on their own.
And after they have learned -- routine they auditioned for the entire team and if they they cut it their -- thing.
-- Internet sharing your responsibilities.
Corner -- The Coast Guard in general yes but it's are silent -- team were predominately -- the metropolitan.
What evidence that they -- have their job after you -- to decide if they get bounced another.
Area a few years from now -- healthy appetite antipiracy of you know media Sarah some good.
I'll have some relief some of these Seaman I think you're seeing here this morning -- -- beyond the Coast Guard cutter whenever ships some good good small boats stations.
Customer going to school to learn their craft.
-- -- A period of opportunities -- -- completely beyond.
Now he -- -- -- hearing.
Probably didn't say if you win.
Who is the Coast Guard.
Following the -- can be on any assignment and especially because.
And -- not the case may harm kill our Marines -- -- -- you know women salesmen.
Women can serve anywhere and because right.
Now as we concerned at Siena campus there's some guys who hit the back.
Looking like they don't belong in the US Coast Guard silent -- -- those guys they have an American spirit that.
They did that.
Special team that we put together for years there color guard that stresses that eighteenth all the tire.
And they're dressed as they would if they were part of the -- -- service which -- predecessors the united states Coast Guard.
So they are carrying out an American flag pin custard incident as it would appear in the -- -- And the history -- In the history of the -- -- we started type 179 -- fuel from Alexander Hamilton.
First secretary of the tragedy strikes to be a revenue cutter -- Mean in in short the very first -- patrols.
In the United States and assuring the safety mariners one in -- United States inspecting vessels collecting tariffs when.
From there media evolves.
-- -- -- of search and rescue and we.
Combined with the of lifesaving service.
Also the boiler inspection service and -- In the mid nineteen hundreds -- Became the United States mr.
And -- that NASCAR's responsibility.
For protecting them.
Capital soaked areas still on the exercise collection distanced you're not fat I'm glad that -- don't think Chad.
I can't get flash not a tax collector business and you are responsible for protecting.
Exports to the United States protection of life property -- -- Ensuring.
-- -- -- Laws and treaties and then how far out into the -- -- -- responsibility.
That's very good question.
We have full jurisdiction within twelve nautical miles.
The battery -- the United States.
We also have different zones that we can force -- going forward to 200 miles depending on the type of zone it is good to me also.
Can exercise their authority.
On the high seas.
Our primary mission in the Caribbean.
-- in -- -- I think ultimately the Coast Guard is the guy is right outside of Boston or Miami.
For San Francisco when you then have an additional responsibility which is.
That's very there are brought here in the Middle Eastern lavandera -- there.
Counter drug interdiction and alien migrant and addiction in the primary missions that that we enforce.
When we -- -- -- outside the united -- boundaries.
I myself have been on several Coast Guard cutters very benedictine.
Tons and tons of cocaine.
-- migrants trying to the United States that we.
And so I'm not talking about it lieutenant Jason MC and is being company -- -- -- post -- built in which is what we're watching.
There and Friday Fox News the news or building up in the process.
Showing their stuff.
Two like the world but to those people standing right -- Six.
Up one of the things that -- -- about it.
Because I'm sure your area of responsibility doesn't really becomes prominent and they are just -- in September.
How -- your mission changed.
Since the September 11.
He really hasn't changed.
Much we're noticing -- -- notice we're notice much more we've always -- for security.
Ever since 79 that was one of our primary missions.
Again we're getting more visibility now.
The funding that goes along with those missions is coming.
So were able to store missions more effectively and backing them to.
Right now I don't think they symbols of what they're doing here.
-- -- -- in the area they're doing so that most of us can't even imagine doing.
But is there any sort of historical significance of this.
I wish I could say there was a bit about what -- -- and -- -- Really this is just.
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The ceremonial honor guard and so until team.
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It's ceremony eleven.
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Now I'm looking at that if you -- IC NFL -- yes you do.
Do and so you have these thirteen and a -- -- been suspended and I can and what you just saw was the center for the elite of the elite.
Back in April.
The armed services had a joint service drill team exhibition -- all the service silent -- Against each other outside the army aviator has stirred memories -- want.
The air force -- Yeah.
Except for -- abstract.
It was -- as yes they did it was a great time that we had.
And where is this was outside of the chips.
I think we've been watching the united states -- very.
Silent drill team and we have -- lift their -- -- here in the studio with lieutenant Jason NC.