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Murry Promoted to Sergeant of Marine Patrol Section Five

Col. Jay Carroll, Mark Murry, Lieut. Troy Dow

From left, Col. Jay Carroll, Mark Murry, and Lieut. Troy Dow.

Mark Murry, who has served as a Marine Patrol Officer for 20 years, the last 17 of which as a Specialist, has been promoted to Sergeant of Section Five, which runs from Hancock to Jonesboro. As a Marine Patrol Specialist, Murry has operated large patrol vessels in the down east region. His responsibilities included operation and maintenance of vessels and transporting Marine Patrol Officers during patrol, enforcement, and search and rescue operations. He has also developed an excellent rapport with and the trust of the local fishing and coastal communities, which is a critical quality for a Marine Patrol Officer. During his career, Sergeant Murry has received several awards including the Marine Patrol Lifesaving Award, the Commissioners Letter of Appreciation, the Washington County Officer of the Year Award and numerous awards and medals from the U.S. Coast Guard.


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