Michelle Bulla served in the US Coast Guard 89-04 as a Storekeeper First Class/E-6. She served 6 of those years on the USCGC LEGARE where her collateral duties include, Boarding Team, Rescue Swimmer, EMT, and Helicopter & Docking Teams. She was chosen for independent duty in 1994 to assist in the decommissioning and transfer control of one of the last USCGC Loran Stations, in Lampedusa, Italy, to the Italian Military. For her efforts, she received the Commandant Letter of Commendation. She also earned the Coast Guard Achievement Medal and Special Operations ribbon with 3 bronze stars while serving. Most recently, Michelle joined VBH as a Care Coordinator for the Triad!
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