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We wanna go back out now and is our hour on this in -- we're not even got to come back to me we're just gonna let KT McFarland taken away.
And -- down there with some of our fighting men and women we've seen them all over the city of New York in their white sailor outfits -- Marines US Coast Guard.
It is fleet week it is huge here on the East Coast.
We -- blessed to have those people as part of our military KT take it away.
Hey there is how much I'm sorry I said -- -- navy brat you're an army girl.
About everybody's -- me this week.
Wait wait X apps for the people are at a restaurant I got the -- the Coast Guard your attic -- -- the people who protect us.
They're the people who are right here the last line of defense to the bad guys come out tell you.
My name is Keith -- Milan this I work in that sector -- New York as.
As I'm in charge would facility container and expose a little supervision programs basically we inspect facilities for safety and security okay why.
He means is that any ship coming into New York.
Is that daylight -- that and civilian vessels it could be cruise ship it could be container vessel it could be -- Oil tanker.
The facilities that received those vessels have to be inspected by our inspectors and also.
We have personnel -- goes out and and -- vessels for safety and security aren't.
-- if you don't get it in New York with that get through this guy that's coming here you are my name is -- when he done in my toes and thanks to such a new York and -- -- -- officer at the end.
And where you from originally I'm from queens New York they are girl.
That's what -- what insurance because -- what motivated you to do this.
I joined after 9/11 I lost a lot of friends I worked actually at Times Square at a time and my husband I was away at the well trade -- Saddam what do they need it seems like Korea cash and not doing a service that was.
Protect -- good hardware that not the US not abroad.
I want you repeat that because there is a loudspeaker right I think what you service are important is this changed your life and you feel that.
It's -- have -- -- could have lost her husband candidates are -- so many of us in New York I have been affected by September 11 that you did something about it.
So tell us again what what happened September 11.
Well he worked at Dell for World Trade Center -- and I worked at -- -- Stanley have been Times Square.
And when the towers hit we were waiting for the market till then on the stock markets open.
And and we thought we were watching.
A nose clip of -- and do -- coming out or -- Louis coming out and we realized it was actually utilized our downtown.
We anybody -- my husband work downtown so I called.
The trading floor and there was -- Phone lines that worked at that time we needed outside he called me from.
Across the street.
The World Trade Center and said that he was okay.
But you know a lot of heat related Mac and now you're here in the financial community both you and your husband yes we lost a lot of friends.
And -- up in the towers having meetings.
So you left your cushy job at Morgan Stanley and decided to put on the and a firm to defend your country what is everybody -- I think -- really love it they think.
And I'm the only female on the family and it's in the service so they think it's a big deal of can -- -- -- -- we're so proud of you -- Motivated shooting John Kerry were you already in the Coast Guard.
-- I was a teacher before -- joined.
I was more into the law enforcement side of the house so bomb I wanted to do drug interdiction I saw the effects of that schools I was teaching.
So that that's what motivated me.
These are kids who were struggling with drug addiction and you're gonna -- -- you weren't year -- The -- -- -- we're not gonna just stand idly by you decide as you're gonna do something about it so.
How many times have you interjected drugs -- smugglers.
I was at some stations and and unfortunately -- they're -- main thing we did it was.
Lawful and it wasn't northwest was search and rescue but I enjoy decision rescue mission I did it for around eight years.
All right so where -- on the USS lives.
Somebody falls into the Hudson River what happens then.
Well Tom -- -- got after us our alarm -- go off him at the station we have a local station and that we'll have a crew ready to go out jump on the boats.
And -- this way.
And actually try and find the person.
Ask you to wrap -- you have both worked with young people.
What message do you have to any young person or -- mother or father every young person is watching today.
Well but basically if if they're interested in in in that in particular under their their country it's a good option I mean and maybe the Coast Guard.
It -- it's a good base they can come into the the Coast Guard the navy Marine Corps.
Powerful for years and -- get an education afterwards it's it's it's not only.
Fulfilling from a point of view of getting an education but it provides some experience some more experience.
So for someone who doesn't have any life skills to go get a job and a civilian academy they can learn something -- -- -- -- in the military.
It's right down and it in my particular case that I have two whose specialties because I -- -- and -- right and ought to drive votes and and an -- summaries are technicians I've learned about.
Our inspections -- that are it's it's pretty interesting.
As a much more exciting -- -- just fit in a classroom right that's right much better OK so you've given up his eyes that are really cushy job on Wall Street.
How do you get to to give house my mom and all the rest of the things that most women try to outwit and also to be in the emirate in the military.
You think you -- Every other day how do you -- night.
And the -- and we have we call our uncles our family -- -- help each other early in times of deployment.
When we're not around.
And so -- your family along with our.
My candidates local help help when I'm not around now we -- the Coast Guard is the people who are here on the shore but you can.
Be abroad yet while I was deployed for deep water horizon.
For the oil spill last year.
We think that I protected as you clean up the -- -- me.
You vote for -- -- tell -- your name Hector and Wendy's and blame when he got him -- thank you -- investors service and bring back.
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