A new fast response U.S. Coast Guard cutter has been named after a rescuer from Michigan who lost his life trying to save three teenage brothers who were swept off a pier during a fierce Lake Superior storm known as “Black Sunday.”
"When you have a service dog, the employment opportunities are so much narrower."
"It's kind of a representation, a quick little snapshot of these service members' identity, their life-changing experience that they went through together."
Chief Warrant Officer 2 James A. Rogers Jr., Chief Warrant Officer 2 Charles P. Nord, and Sgt. Kort M. Plantenberg, were killed when their UH-60 Black Hawk went down southwest of St. Cloud, Minnesota.