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December 31, 2023

USCG to Award DFC to Rescue Swimmer

Successful Rescue of Barlovento Saves All Aboard in 2021 Incident

Aviation Survival Technician Second Class Spencer T. Manson will be awarded with the Distinguished Flying Cross Award, recognizing his actions for a rescue action in 2021. The incident occurred 70 miles offshore from the California–Oregon border, on a sinking 79-foot schooner and its imperiled crew of six. Manson was able to rescue the whole lot of them, netting him the "highest honor that can be achieved in aviation".

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