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L-4 Awards first 15-year pins

LOCAL 4, OF Page, Arizona, held its first-ever award ceremony for 15-year service pins July 9 during the lodge’s regular union meeting. The local was chartered in 1999 as a construction lodge. Receiving their pins above are, left to right, Lorado Yazzie, Louis Dodson Jr., Tully Bitsoie Jr., Ernest Coleman, Jerrold Hatathlie, Ray John, Jerry Fowler, Harold Neztsosie, Ralston Benally and BM-ST Casey Tibbs. Other 15-year members (not pictured) include 15-year members Loren Attakai, Messiah Begaye, Richard Begay, Marlene Chee, Nina Dele, Curtis Lane, Bert Little Jr., Anthony McDonald, Ernest Nakai, Randell Nez and Marshall Wright. Boilermakers who were members of Local 182 (Salt Lake City, Utah) prior to the lodge’s merger with Local 4 also received pins. They include 45-year members Merlin Bundy and James Cooksey; 30-year members Melvin Rose, John Justice and Douglas Holman; 25-year member Kevin Johnson; and 20-year member Burke Gehrig.