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Master Chief Leavitt Takes On Cape May Pugil Stick Challenge
Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:59:52 EST
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt (left) and Petty Officer 1st Class Preston Blair, a company commander at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, square off in a bout using pugil sticks in Cape May, N.J., Feb. 20, 2013. Pugil stick training helps build confidence during physical altercations and prepares the recruits for future self-defense training. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Jennifer Nease.