Coast Guard men and women train for ice rescue

by Petty Officer 1st Class John Masson. For Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class William Phillips, it might have been tempting to simply turn up the thermostat inside Station Oswego, N.Y., and wait for winter to go away. After all, this is the 28-year-old Tennessean’s first tour in the northern United States, and it’s a lot colder on the Great Lakes than at stations in Galveston, Texas, and Tybee...