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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter B → Part 45


Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters


PART 45—ENLISTMENT OF PERSONNEL


Contents
§45.1   Enlistment of personnel.
§45.2   Records of enlistment of former service members.

Authority: 14 U.S.C. 351, 371; Pub. L. 107-296, 116 Stat. 2135.

Source: CGD 82-087, 50 FR 13318, Apr. 4, 1985, unless otherwise noted.

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§45.1   Enlistment of personnel.

(a) The Coast Guard is a military service which operates within the Department of Homeland Security. All personnel enlisted in the Coast Guard are subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

(b) Any person desiring to enlist in the Coast Guard should apply at a Coast Guard Recruiting Office, or direct inquiries to, Coast Guard Recruiting Center, 4200 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 450, Arlington, VA 22203. Enlistments in the Coast Guard shall be for general service and enlisted persons may be transferred as necessary from one unit to another. Original enlistments will be made only at regular recruiting offices unless otherwise directed by the Commandant. An original enlistment is the enlistment of an individual who has not had previous service in the Regular Coast Guard. In processing an application for enlistment, the Coast Guard will determine the mental, moral and physical fitness of the applicant through reference to local police files, character references, employers, school authorities and physical and mental examinations. Concealment of any fact, circumstance or condition existing prior to enlistment which would render the applicant ineligible for enlistment may subject the applicant to criminal penalties under the Uniform Code of Military Justice and/or administrative separation from the Coast Guard.

[CGD 82-087, 50 FR 13318, Apr. 4, 1985, as amended by CGD 96-026, 61 FR 33663, June 28, 1996; USCG-2003-14505, 68 FR 9535, Feb. 28, 2003]

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§45.2   Records of enlistment of former service members.

Former members who have any questions about their service or who need information regarding their service should contact the nearest Coast Guard Recruiting Office or Coast Guard Recruiting Center, 4200 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 450, Arlington, VA 20203.

[CGD 82-087, 50 FR 13318, Apr. 4, 1985, as amended by CGD 96-026, 61 FR 33663, June 28, 1996]

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