North Bend Coast Guardsman receives award for heroism

SAN DIEGO – Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas Henry, an aviation survival technician stationed at Coast Guard Group/Air Station North Bend, Ore., received the Admiral Chester R. Bender Award for Heroism during the Coast Guard Foundation’s 26th Annual Pacific Area awards dinner in San Diego, Aug. 3, 2011. The awards dinner was held to recognize specific acts of outstanding heroism, leadership and mission...