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National award for Ripinsky rescuers


October 20, 2011

The crew of the Coast Guard helicopter that plucked a Haines hiker from a Mount Ripinsky cliffside in January received a national award from the head of the service during a banquet at a New York City ballroom Thursday.

The crew of CGNR 6038 &n...

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