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I understand that the force is the United States Coast Guard, treated as a proper noun with capital letters. But 'guardsman' is a common noun, a job title, and as such should not be capitalised MOS:MILTERMS. And by extension, I would imagine that 'coast' should also be decapitalised. But maybe it is best sidestepped by calling him a "member of the United States Coast Guard". Kevin McE (talk) 09:48, 27 September 2019 (UTC)

Absolutely right, sorry. I need to think about this. - Dank (push to talk) 15:30, 27 September 2019 (UTC)
Okay, how does it look now? - Dank (push to talk) 15:41, 27 September 2019 (UTC)
That's grand, but we have almost the same thing in the following sentence: "He was awarded the medal posthumously after leading the evacuation of American Marines whose positions had been overrun... " 'American marines', or 'members of US Marine Corps'. Kevin McE (talk) 17:41, 2 October 2019 (UTC)
Done. - Dank (push to talk) 17:53, 2 October 2019 (UTC)
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