Among those attending was Richard Swanson of Mead, Neb., a Coast Guard storekeeper when he helped to rescue some of the men from the sinking Army troopship Dorchester on Feb. 3, 1943, off the coast of Greenland. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Among those attending was Richard Swanson of Mead, Neb., a Coast Guard storekeeper when he helped to rescue some of the men from the sinking Army troopship Dorchester on Feb. 3, 1943, off the coast of Greenland. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)