Coast Guard rescuers receive award as grateful rescuee looks on

Story and photos by Petty Officer Jonathan Lindberg EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Dec. 23, 2010 is a day Petty Officer 3rd Class John Opsal will remember the rest of his life. As an aviation survival technician at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., Opsal trains to save people in distress everyday. But on this day, two days before Christmas, he was able to put that training into practice...