Ninth District commander shares experiences, safety messages on Ohio radio program

>CLEVELAND – Rear Adm. Mike Parks, commander of the Ninth Coast Guard District, headquartered in Cleveland, was the guest on Ohio radio station WCPN’s regular program “The Sound of Ideas,” Oct. 12, 2010.

The hour-long call-in program aired live on WCPN, Northeast Ohio’s National Public Radio affiliate.
Discussion topics included: the unique challenges the Coast Guard faces throughout the Great Lakes; the strong partnerships we have with our local, state, federal, tribal and Canadian agencies and communities; boating and water safety; and Parks’ upbringing and Coast Guard career.

(Rear Adm. Mike Parks discusses the challenges faced by Coast Guardsmen on the Great Lakes with Mike McIntyre, host of “The Sound of Ideas” radio program that aired on WCPN, Oct. 12, 2010.)