Air Station New Orleans Received Unit Citation Award

CAMERON, La. — Former President George H. W. Bush and actor George Clooney presented a Presidential Unit Citation Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, to an aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans. The crew assisted in rescue efforts after Hurricane Katrina made landfall, and saved more people that first week than they do in an average year.

U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mario Romero

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  1. And the guy on the left of the picture wasn’t worthy of mention? While the Georges are nice guys, that guy on the left is a true leader…

  2. John says:

    Excellent point Peter. For those of you who don’t know, the “guy on the left” with his eyes closed, is Admiral Thad W. Allen, Commandant of the US Coast Guard.