Buffalo, N.Y.-based Coast Guardsman among servicemembers honored at White House dinner

CLEVELAND — A Buffalo, N.Y.-based Coast Guardsman, originally from the Pennsylvania/Western New York area, was among the servicemembers honored at a White House dinner, hosted by President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C., Wednesday. Petty Officer 2nd Class Lawrence Benson, a maritime enforcement specialist at Coast Guard Station Buffalo, was selected to attend the dinner, titled “A Nation’s...