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Old December 21 2012, 12:04 AM   #27
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Re: Starfleet is the U.S. Coast Guard

Darkwing wrote: View Post
Um, actually, the USCG is a military that the government pretends isn't a miltary, so that it doesn't violate the posse comitatus act.
The Revenue Marine/Revenue Cutter Service was operating the same way the USCG does today (maritime law enforcement in peacetime, under the navy in wartime) long before that act.
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