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Coasties adopt family for the holidays

On the Friday before Christmas, the men and women of U.S. Coast Guard Station Milford Haven hosted a local family for Christmas.

Brian Green Jr., 5 years old, and Blair Green, 3 years old, the
children of Brian and Brandy Green of Mathews, received Christmas
presents from station personnel and Santa Claus, who took time off from
his busy schedule to participate in Mathews County’s Adopt-a-Family

“The local community really supported the men and women of the Coast
Guard during the government shutdown last fall,” said Chief Joshua
Menges, Officer in Charge at Milford Haven. “Since we consider ourselves
as part of the local community, our Coast Guard team wanted to make
sure that a local deserving family, and especially the children, had a
merry Christmas.”

The family was given a tour of the station and saw the rescue boats.
Culinary Specialist Second Class Fink even prepared special treats for
the family.

“We didn’t just want to have the family come an...

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