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SMW 2014 - Lt. Stephanie Young

Lt. Stephanie YoungLt. Stephanie Young

Coast Guard Public Affairs


Lt. Stephanie Young is currently serving as a social media specialist in the Coast Guard Office of Public Affairs in Washington, D.C. She has been the editor, manager and lead author for the flagship Service blog, Coast Guard Compass, since June 2010. As lead author of the four-person social media team, she runs national campaigns and engagement on the service's tools including Wordpress, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr.

Her first duty station was at Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach where she was command duty officer, the direct representative for the captain of the port in the nation's largest and most economically viable port complex.

LT Young is a 2007 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. She graduated with a bachelors of Science in Marine and Environmental Sciences.