USCG aircrew member receives award for Hurricane Florence rescues

MCCLELLAN, Calif. — A Coast Guard aircrew member received the Distinguished Flying Cross award Friday at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento for rescues made in North Carolina during 2018’s Hurricane Florence. Petty Officer 2nd Class David Paquin, an aviation survival technician at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for demonstrating Leer másUSCG aircrew member receives award for Hurricane Florence rescues[…]

Coast Guard aircrew receive awards for rescue 2 firefighters of the flames

A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew received the awards for rescue of two firefighters in a mountainside engulfed in flames. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif.​ — Rear Adm. Brian Penoyer, the Eleventh Coast Guard District commander,​ presented Distinguished Flying Crosses to Cmdr. Derek Schramel, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter pilot, and Petty Officer 1st Class Graham McGinnis, an Leer másCoast Guard aircrew receive awards for rescue 2 firefighters of the flames[…]

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