Coast Guard Station Provincetown crew to be awarded Meritorious Unit Commendation

Northeast Atlantic Coast Guard News
BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Station Provincetown, Mass., is scheduled to be awarded the Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation during a ceremony Friday at 8:30 a.m.

The crew will be recognized for numerous achievements and accomplishments during the past two years including energy savings, training initiatives and mission execution.

Specifically, the crew modified its energy usage, saving approximately $23,000.

The crews also coordinated the Heavy Weather Coxswain Course for 12 crewmembers throughout the 1st Coast Guard District during a predicted weather pattern, saving $15,000 in associated costs with travel and training.

Additionally, the crew teamed up with Massachusetts Environmental Police and Provincetown Police Department to conduct more than 100 recreational boating safety and fisheries patrols designed to enhance boating safety and protecting critical fisheries.

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