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(cont'd) intellectual, moral, and physical stamina to follow through.
Articulate their personal values and those of the Coast Guard and public service in
general, recognize conflicts in values systems when they exist, and formulate
reasoned arguments to support their resolutions of the conflict. (9) Comprehend the
diversity and interplay of economic, technological, political, social, climatic, legal,
and cultural forces that shape the local and global environments in which the Coast
Guard operates. (10) Gain access to a broad range of information systems and
locate desired data with reliability; make effective use of modern decision support
Admissions. The Admissions Division is responsible for identifying potential applicants,
processing applications, and coordinating the selection of the finalists who will be offered
appointments. The specific requirements of the admissions program are:
Identify a pool of potential applicants who meet the basic academics, physical,
moral, and leadership standards for admission to the Academy.
Publicize and promote the Academy and its programs using all means available
including such programs as MITE, NAPS, and AIM to make sure all potential
applicants are aware of the opportunity it presents.
Encourage all qualified prospects to complete the application process.
Select, from the qualified applicants, those who show greatest promise for
completing the Academy's demanding program and serving the Coast Guard, their
nation, and humanity as commissioned officers.
Ensure that every possible effort is made to identify potential academically
qualified minority and female applicants. Monitor all conventionally qualified
minority and female applicants and strongly encourage both their completion of the
application process and their completion of an appointment, if tendered. Ensure no