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 Guardsman gets holiday call from Commander in Chief

CAMP AFIFJAN, Kuwait – Members of the U.S. Coast Guard serving in the Arabian Gulf region received a call from the President yesterday and had an opportunity to share holiday greetings as well as talk briefly with the commander in chief about the Coast Guard’s unique missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. “It was definitely an honor and a cool experience,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Dustin Monroe,...