Coast Guard to present four men with medals for August flood efforts
BATON ROUGE - The United States Coast Guard will give medals to to four men for their life-saving efforts during the 2016 August floods.
According to a news release, Rear Admiral Dave Callahan will present David Phung, Brandon Barrett, Jason Dixon and Robbie Reynold with the distinguished honor at a ceremony on Friday at Coast Guard Cutter White Alder Memorial.
Phung will be honored with the Silver Lifesaving Medal for saving a woman and her dog from a submerged vehicle.
The Meritorious Public Service Medals will be awarded to Barrett, Dixon and Reynold for their help in the same rescue.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Livingston Parish looking to crack down on duplicate tax exemptions
Ascension Parish man frustrated after rats from abandon property invade home
Witness: Child found on floor of apartment bathroom after self-inflicted shooting
Department of Health giving out free flu shots Thursday
Child injured, transported in shooting at Baton Rouge apartment