Navy fireman shares commendation for work at TWA Flight 800 crash site

March 14, 1997

Navy Fireman Jason C. Ferguson and his shipmates have been awarded the Navy Unit Commendation for supporting the search and recovery efforts of TWA Flight 800 while assigned to the USS Oak Hill.

The Oak Hill is a dock landing ship that was called on to assist the National Transportation Safety Board to recover crash victims and wreckage of the plane.

The award commends the ship and its crew for flawless and safe work in a professional manner.

A 1994 graduate of Westminster High School, Ferguson joined the Navy in July 1995.


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Pub Date: 3/14/97

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