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9th District Great Lakes Public Affairs
U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

August 14, 2012


Ninth Coast Guard District

Contact: Ninth Coast Guard District External Affairs Office

Email: D9PublicAffairs@gmail.com

Office: (216) 902-6020

Mobile: (216) 310-2608

PHOTOs: Coast Guard honored at Tri-Cities Community Dinner in Spring Lake, Mich.

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120802-G-GR411-001 Ninth District Commander and Mayor of Grand H

Rear Adm. Mike Parks, commander of the 9th Coast Guard District, meets with Grand Haven Mayor Geri McCale at the Tri-Cities Community Dinner in Spring Lake, Mich., Aug. 2, 2012.

The Tri-Cities Community Dinner brought together leaders from Grand Haven, Ferrysberg, and Spring Lake to support and celebrate the contribution of the U.S. Coast Guard, and this year also recognized the 50th birthday of the Canadian Coast Guard.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Davey Connor

120802-G-GR411-002 Chief of Public Safety and Commanding Office

Chief of Grand Haven Public Safety Jeff Hawke and Lt. Cmdr. Sean Brady, commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven, attend the Tri-Cities Community Dinner in Spring Lake, Mich., Aug. 2, 2012.

The Tri-Cities Community Dinner brought together leaders from Grand Haven, Ferrysberg, and Spring Lake to support and celebrate the contribution of the U.S. Coast Guard, and this year also recognized the 50th birthday of the Canadian Coast Guard.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Davey Connor

120802-G-GR411-003 Ninth District Commander and Reserve EPOY

Rear Adm. Mike Parks, commander of the 9th Coast Guard District, congratulates Chief Petty Officer Jessica Snyder on her selection as the 2011 Coast Guard Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year at the Tri-Cities Community Dinner in Spring Lake, Mich., Aug. 2, 2012.

The Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year is chosen by a panel based on their display of pride, professionalism, and dedication to Coast Guard core values throughout the year.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Davey Connor

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