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United States Merchant Marine

The fleet of private and government-owned, non-military ships operating in the United States. The Merchant Marine delivers cargo and passengers in peacetime. During times of war, it may be ordered to assist the U.S. Navy. Since 1988, mariners who served in wars have had access to veterans' benefits.
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Forbes states the US Merchant Marine is one of the top 10 careers in the U.
As a young man he had served in the US Merchant Marine and was also a veteran of the US Army.
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I was a 16-year-old seaman in the US merchant marine when in 1944 we called at Cardiff with a cargo of ammunition.
Prior to that he worked at Gulf Oil Corporation from 1977 to 1982 and was also an Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation at the US Merchant Marine Academy from 1982 to 1984.
Previous to his first position on Wall Street in 1992, he earned a dual BS degree in Marine Engineering and Nautical Science at the US Merchant Marine Academy.
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