SAN FRANCISCO – Capt. Jay Jewess, the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco deputy commander, speaks during a graduation ceremony for Coast Guard members who recently completed their bachelor’s and associate degrees, Sept. 23, 2010. Five members completed their degree program through distance learning, utilizing tuition assistance and the post 9/11 G.I. Bill. U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson