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posthumous presentation of the Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Capt. Jason Fosdick, Coast Guard Sector Anchorage commander, presents the Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award to Marina Haynes, Machelle Haynes and Mary McDaniel in recognition of their mother, Betty Haynes'?? role in a 1950 rescue Dec. 15, 2011.

Haynes received the award posthumously for her role in saving Christensen Wetche, the only survivor of the fishing vessel Dixie, which sank in the waters near Pelican during a fall storm.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley.



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This work, posthumous presentation of the Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award, by PO1 David Mosley, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.15.2011

Date Posted:12.12.2013 17:14

Photo ID:1112752

VIRIN:111215-G-Ql499-009

Resolution:4256x2832

Size:4.35 MB

Location:ANCHORAGE, AK, USGlobe

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