Marine Corps recognizes Hawaii Heroes
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John A. Toolan (left), U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific commander, and Mayor Kirk Caldwell (second – left) of the city and county of Honolulu recognized the Airmen that selflessly helped the Marines and Sailor during the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft mishap, May 17, 2015, during the First Responder Recognition Ceremony at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center, in Honolulu, Dec. 18, 2015. Military and civilian personnel that selflessly assisted during the rescue and treatment of the Marines and Sailor were honored by the MARFORPAC commander. (Left to right) The Airmen recognized were Lt. Col. Mike Blake, 154th Operations Support Squadron; SMSgt Sam Sharpe and Master Sgts. Anthony Gauna, Michael Ledford and Juan Guzman, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces logistics directorate. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jonathan E. Lopez Cruet/Released)