Juneau Digest

Posted: Wednesday, May 05, 2004

American Red Cross of Alaska recognizes heroes

The American Red Cross of Alaska held its fifth annual Real Heroes Breakfast on Tuesday April 20, at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage.

More than 480 people from around the state attended the breakfast to honor heroes statewide.

One of the heroes who received accolades was Petty Officer James M. Maricevich from the Coast Guard Air Station in Sitka.

Maricevich received the Red Cross' Military Rescue award. The Red Cross recognized Maricevich for his role in the rescue of three fishermen from stormy Alaska seas on Oct. 21, 2003.

GEICO representative Win Fowler presented the award.

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