Reservist

ISS1 2016

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augmentation focused Reserve and performed the duties of Search & Rescue coxswain, Officer of the Day, Port Security and Reserve Unit Executive Petty Officer during a 16-year enlisted career. Commissioned as a Chief Warrant Officer in 1974, he was the first CWO in the Coast Guard Reserve to command a reserve unit when he assumed command of Reserve Unit Station Castle Hill in Newport, R.I., in 1975. It was during this command tour that he pioneered fully integrated boat forces within the Coast Guard. This integration was fully employed during the 1975 America's Cup and OPSAIL '76 events and remains a staple of Coast Guard operations to this day. Promoted to Lt.j.g. in 1980, he was assigned as Executive Officer of Reserve Unit Marine Safety Officer Providence, R.I., where he developed the Coast Guard's first Port Safety and Security Training Guide. Called to active duty in 1981, he served at Third Coast Guard District, Governors Island, N.Y., in the Reserve Training and Waterways Management divisions until 1984. Upon his release from active duty, then Lt. Csisar served as Training Officer for Reserve Unit Vessels New Bedford and Executive Officer of Reserve Unit Woods Hole. Following his promotion to Lt. Cmdr. he was assigned as Commanding Officer of USCG Maintenance and Repair Unit Cape Cod, which had the distinction of being awarded the First Coast Guard District Reserve Unit of the Year Award in 1993. Lt. Cmdr. Csisar retired from the Coast Guard Reserve in 1999 after nearly 42 years of service. Lt. Cmdr. Csisar's military awards include the Coast Guard Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Armed Forces Reserve Medal. In his civilian career, he was a long- time sales manager for coffee manufacturer Autocrat Inc of Lincoln, RI. He was a graduate of Roger William College. LCDR Csisar is survived by his wife, Elaine, who resides in Suffolk, Va., and his brother MCPO James Csisar, USN (ret.), of Mystic, Conn. He leaves two sons, Capt. Bill Csisar, USCGR, of Suffolk, and Steven Csisar of Smithfield, R.I. He also leaves five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. CWo4 Kenneth Lee Mcdaniel, 55, USCgR (ret.), of Woodbridge, Va., passed away early Monday morning, September 28th, 2015, at Sentara Potomac Hospital. Known to close friends and family as "Kenny," he was known best for the love he had for his adoring wife and children. In addition to family, Kenny was devoted to his many careers that served both his community and country. As a Chief Warrant Officer 4 of the United States Coast Guard Reserve, Lieutenant of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department (retired), and lastly his position as a civilian for the USCG Office of Counterterrorism & Defense Operations. Kenny is survived by his devoted wife of 33 years, Susan McDaniel; his children, Kristie and Jeremy, son-in-law Josh and daughter-in-law Denise; two grandsons, Jacob and Noah, and his first granddaughter Evalia on the way; parents Willie and Sandy; siblings David, Steve, George, and sister Nancy; and a host of additional family and friends. He is preceded in death by his mother, Patsy McDaniel. Kenny was a hero in every sense of the word. A previous two-time cancer survivor, he fearlessly approached life with a sense of duty and honor. A true officer and gentleman, Kenneth Lee McDaniel was Decorated during his time of service with the United States Coast Guard and most notably but not limited to; The Meritorious Service Medal, The Coast Guard Commendation Medal, Coast Guard Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and The Humanitarian Service Medal. Kenny was also a recognizable source of knowledge and steadfastness to his beloved Fairfax County Fire and Rescue where he served his local community and trained countless recruits. In this way his service will never depart as it remains alive and well in his brothers and sisters who continue to serve in Fire and Rescue. Cmdr. Carl o.e. Bosenberg, 96, USCgR (ret.), died Sunday, December 6, 2015 at the Francis E. Parker Memorial Home, Piscataway, N.J. Born September 29, 1919 in Jugenheim, Germany he came to the United States with his parents, Henry F. and Martha Bosenberg, settling in North Brunswick, N.J., in 1924. He was a 1938 graduate of New Brunswick High School and a 1942 graduate of Rutgers University, School of Agriculture. While at Rutgers he wrestled, played football and was in the ROTC. After graduation he went to the Coast Guard Academy, New London, Conn. He served in the South Pacific during World War II aboard LST 24. He returned stateside in 1944 and served as the commanding officer of the station in Pascagoula, Miss. While there he met Mildred N. Bundy and they were married in 1945. He remained in the Coast Guard Reserve for many years retiring at the rank of Commander. After the war Carl and Mildred returned to North Brunswick where they raised their family and lived for the remainder of their lives. Upon his return to North Brunswick he continued to work with his father, taking over the business in 1962. His wife, Mildred died in 2002. Surviving are his son, Robert Bosenberg and his wife, Kim of Lacombe, La.; his daughter, Martha Decker and her husband, Dennis of North Brunswick; 4 grandchildren, Matthew Decker, Scott Decker, Kate Louise (Decker) Corriero, and Brett Bosenberg; and 3 great- grandchildren, Luke Decker, Lucy Decker, and Finn Corriero. � �

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