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posthumous presentation of the Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -?? Sisters Marina Haynes, Machelle Haynes and Mary McDaniel read over the Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award, which was posthumously presented to their mother Betty Haynes (formerly Monk) for her part in 1950 rescue Dec. 15, 2011.

Haynes and two of her cousins used their 32-foot fishing vessel to search for and ultimately save Christensen Wetche who was the only survivor of the fishing vessel Dixie'??s crew.

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:1112753

VIRIN:111215-G-Ql499-014

Resolution:4256x2832

Size:4.58 MB

Location:ANCHORAGE, AK, USGlobe

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