U.S. Marine Corps Dictionary

Shallow Water Sailors

Coast Guardsmen. (background) There is a Navy joke that inquires of a Coastie of short stature, how he was able to enlist. When asked what is meant by that the response is, “You guys in the Coast Guard have to be 6 feet tall so that when your ship sinks you can walk ashore.”


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