Coast Guard Commandant presents Spirit of Hope Award

WASHINGTON — Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp presented the Spirit of Hope Award to Mr. Ross E. Roeder at a Pentagon ceremony yesterday for his selfless dedication to the men and women of the U. S. Coast Guard. The Spirit of Hope Award recognizes the outstanding service of men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, entertainers and other distinguished Americans and organizations whose patriotism...

Coast Guard Cutter Alert recognized for community service

SEATTLE — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alert, based in Astoria, Ore., received two prestigious awards for dedication to the local community Oct. 28.