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offer full mission bridge simulators, instruction stations and a debrieÞ ng area where instructors can meet with students to discuss navigation, sea-manship and bridge resource manage- ment skills required in the operation of tug and barges. The Simulation Center is slated to open in 2014.Webb Awards Thomas B. Crowley Scholarships Webb Institute has announced the selection of Matt Weklar Ô15 and No- lan Conway Ô15 as Crowley Maritime Corp.Õs 2013-2014 Thomas B. Crowley Memorial Scholarship recipients. The scholarships are awarded annually to one or two students who, in the eyes of the Scholarship Selection Committee at Webb Institute, have demonstrated lead- ership qualities, school and community involvement, commitment to the mari- time industry and academic promise. Coast Guard Recognizes WW II Veteran The United States Coast Guard hon- ored World War II veteran Phillip Sus- tersic for his Merchant Marine Service nearly 70 years ago with medals during a ceremony held at Coast Guard Ma- rine Safety Unit Cleveland on Septem- ber 5, 2013. Rear Adm. Fred Midgette presented Mr. Sustersic with the World War II Victory Medal, the Atlantic War Zone Medal, the Mediterranean War Zone Medal, the Honorable Ser- vice Button, the Merchant Marine Emblem, a Harry Truman presidential letter and a 9th District challenge coin. PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS MN 55MN October2013 Layout 50-58.indd 55MN October2013 Layout 50-58.indd 559/30/2013 11:40:09 AM9/30/2013 11:40:09 AM

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