Bowling Green native awarded Bronze Star for service in Iraq

CLEVELAND — A Bowling Green, Ohio, native was awarded the Bronze Star, the fourth-highest military combat decoration, at Naval Support Activity, Bahrain, Oct. 6, 2011, for his performance while training Iraqi Coastal Border Guard personnel in Iraq. U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class George Taylor volunteered to deploy with Coast Guard Training and Advisory Team 4, operating in support of the...

Coast Guard member awarded Bronze Star

NEW ORLEANS — A local Coast Guardsman was awarded the Bronze Star, the fourth-highest combat decoration, at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Oct. 6, 2011, for his performance while training Iraqi Coastal Border Guard personnel in Iraq. Beginning in Dec. 2010, Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Draughon III, from Slidell, La., volunteered to deploy with U.S. Coast Guard Training and Advisory Team Four,...