‘Heroic, humble’ Coast Guardsman selected as 2022 USO Service Member of the Year

‘Heroic, humble’ Coast Guardsman selected as 2022 USO Service Member of the Year
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Jake Flores, maritime enforcement specialist at Maritime Safety & Security Team Houston and 2022 USO Service Member of the Year honoree, poses for a picture with his wife, Vanessa Flores, after a ceremony in Houston, Texas, Dec. 1, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Corinne Zilnicki) by Petty Officer 1st Class Corinne Zilnicki Selfless....

Rescuers on the Rio Grande: Coast Guard team saves lives at the border

Rescuers on the Rio Grande: Coast Guard team saves lives at the border
Members from Coast Guard Maritime Safety & Security Team Houston lift a child from the reeds on the U.S. riverbank of the Rio Grande, July 7, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Maritime Safety & Security Team Houston) Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Corinne Zilnicki Search and rescue cases typically have a clear beginning, middle and end. Dispatchers receive a call for help and work swiftly...