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Coast Guard mourns Petty Officer Third Class Travis Obendorf injured in the Line of Duty in Alaska

131218_coast_bigALAMEDA – Petty Officer Third Class Travis Obendorf died in a Seattle hospital Dec. 18 as a result of injuries he sustained during search and rescue operations near Amak Island, Alaska, Nov. 11, while serving aboard Coast Guard Cutter Waesche. Obendorf’s family was by his side when he passed away in Swedish Hospital following surgery. [email protected]  12:30