Coast Guard Auxiliarist, crew receive award for saving 2 people on Detroit River

Coast Guard Auxiliarist, crew receive award for saving 2 people on Detroit River
Detroit — The Coast Guard formally recognized the crew of an education vessel at a ceremony Wednesday at Coast Guard Air Station Detroit, located at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., for saving two people when they responded to a mayday call in the Detroit River on Aug. 11, 2013. During the ceremony, Capt. Jeff Ogden, commander of Coast Guard Sector Detroit, presented Norman Raymond, Stephen...

Coast Guard to recognize 2 jet-boat operators for saving woman’s life at Niagara Whirlpool

YOUNGSTOWN, N.Y. — The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to formally recognize the captain and crewmember of a Whirlpool Jet Boat Tours boat at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at Coast Guard Station Niagara in Youngstown for saving a woman from drowning in the Lower Niagara River in July. Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, N.Y., will present Corey Ziraldo, the boat’s captain, and Brittany Thompson, the...

Coast Guard to recognize Monroe County deputy for saving 2 boaters’ lives

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to formally recognize a Monroe County sheriff’s deputy Tuesday for saving the lives of two distressed boaters on Lake Ontario in October. The ceremony to award the Captain David P. Dobbins Award to Deputy Frank Trinca Jr., is scheduled to take place at the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office at 2 p.m. Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Buffalo will...

Coast Guard to recognize St. Clair Shores citizens for saving 9 lives

DETROIT—The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to formally recognize two employees of a St. Clair Shores marine towing company Wednesday for saving nine people when they responded to a mayday call after two boats collided and sank in Lake St. Clair July 2, 2010. During the ceremony, Capt. Jeff Ogden, commander of Coast Guard Sector Detroit, will present Daniel McAndrew and Terry McGregor, of Marine One...