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Commanding Faith

From an interview with Navy Commander Frank Castellano, who rescued Capt. Phillips from the Somali pirates: 

I cope with long sea assignments away from family by knowing that there are people back home who care for me and keep me in their prayers to remain safe.  Being a United States Naval Officer is both a profession and a calling, to serve your country with a dedication to the protection of the ideals on which the United States of America was founded upon.  Additionally, I know that I am ultimately responsible for the lives and welfare of 270 Sailors onboard BAINBRIDGE – that keeps me properly focused.

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