2Tinga RIT Craft
An inflatable rescue boat was donated to the BWJFD by Matt Bowman of Rescue Methods Inc. This boat will be quartered at the Marengo fire station and can be used in moving water and ice rescue conditions.
Hometown Hero Recognized for Valor at Home
Hometown Soldier on leave rescued neighbor from Walnut St. house fire, December 23, 2010.
Maj. Gen. David G. Perkins, commanding general, 4th Infantry Division and U.S. Division-North, presents the Soldier?s Medal to Spc. Shane Darst, an armor crew member assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, attached to 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division, during a ceremony at Contingency Operating Site Warrior, Iraq, April 28. Darst, who hails from Marengo, Ohio, received the award for his efforts in saving the life of a civilian while on environmental morale leave. The Soldier?s Medal is the highest peacetime award for military service. "On and off duty, no matter the risk to their own safety, people can count on American soldiers like Spc. Darst to step into harm?s way and keep us safe" said Perkins during the ceremony.
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Remembering the Fallen
A small memorial to the fallen of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.