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National Edition News cover for June 6, 2014 - For each man, a D-Day duty: In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, a U.S. Coast Guard landing barge, tightly packed with helmeted soldiers, approaches the shore at Normandy, France, during initial Allied landing operations, June 6, 1944. These barges ride back and forth across the English Channel, bringing wave after wave of reinforcement troops to the Allied beachheads. (AP Photo)

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In this image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, while under attack of heavy machine gun fire from the German coastal defense forces, these American soldiers wade ashore off the ramp of a U.S. Coast Guard landing craft, during the Allied landing operations at Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)

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In this image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, while under attack of heavy machine gun fire from the German coastal defense forces, these American soldiers wade ashore off the ramp of a U.S. Coast Guard landing craft, during the Allied landing operations at Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)

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In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, a U.S. Coast Guard landing barge, tightly packed with helmeted soldiers, approaches the shore at Normandy, France, during initial Allied landing operations, June 6, 1944. These barges ride back and forth across the English Channel, bringing wave after wave of reinforcement troops to the Allied beachheads. (AP Photo)

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FILE - This July 2, 2011, file photo, provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows Richard Belisle, second from left, and Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins, second from right, with Jim Wells, left, and Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Cody Beauford as they help erect a communications antenna on Shemya Island, Alaska. A federal jury in Alaska on Friday, April 25, 2014, convicted a man of murder in the shooting deaths of two of his co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station on Kodiak Island. James Wells, 62, was charged in the 2012 shooting deaths of Coast Guardsmen Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins and retired Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard, File)

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In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, Henri Worthalter, left, of Belgium; Lisa Rorke, of the United Kingdom; Dexter, a Jack Russell Terrier and Leonard Rorke, right, of the United Kingdom, pose for a picture, Friday, April 25, 2014. The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of the group on Thursday, after they were rescued by good Samaritans after their 49-foot sailboat, the Blue Pearl, sank in the Atlantic Ocean. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)

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In this image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard the uninspected towing vessel Todd Michael is grounded on Lake Pontchartrain, Tuesday April 15, 2014. The Coast Guard rescued three crewmembers from the vessel after the Todd Michael took on water, separated from the barge and grounded onshore. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans)

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In this image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard the uninspected towing vessel Todd Michael is grounded on Lake Pontchartrain, Tuesday April 15, 2014. The Coast Guard rescued three crewmembers from the vessel after the Todd Michael took on water, separated from the barge and grounded onshore. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans)