Rotor & Wing honored the winners of the 2009 Helicopter Heroism Awards during a luncheon at the Search & Rescue Summit in September. From left to right are Maryland State Police Sgt. Nate Wheelock and Pilot Jim MacKay; U.S. Park Police Sgt. Jeffrey Hertel; Diane Ramage, wife of U.S. Forest Service Inspector Pilot James Ramage, who accepted the award on his behalf; U.S. Park Police Sgt. Kevin Chittick; Ginger Ramage, daughter of James Ramage; and U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Steve Bonn, Lt. Brian McLaughlin and AMT2 Robert DeBolt. Not shown is Coast Guard AST2 O’Brien Hollow, who also took part in the 2008 USCG rescue operation involving the Alaska Ranger. Photo by Mark Cavich.