U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Matthew Fredrickson pauses for a photo during recruit training with Recruit Company India 188 June 25, 2013. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Donnie Brzuska.

You asked. A Coast Guard company commander answered.

Editor’s note: We gave our Facebook friends the opportunity to ask a company commander some questions about basic training. We chose the five questions with the most likes and had Chief Petty Officer Matthew Fredrickson respond to them. Fredrickson is […]