Coast Guard gives Meritorious Public Service Award to Canaveral Fire Rescue for Irma support

Coast Guard gives Meritorious Public Service Award to Canaveral Fire Rescue for Irma support
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard presented the Meritorious Public Service Award to Canaveral Fire Rescue Wednesday during a Propeller Club luncheon in Port Canaveral. Canaveral Fire Rescue was instrumental in resuming the ability to transfer critically needed fuel to the port after Hurricane Irma shut down vital supply lines. During a ceremony, Capt. Todd Wiemers, the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville...

Coast Guard honors Mrs. Darci Dawson for lifesaving efforts

Coast Guard honors Mrs. Darci Dawson for lifesaving efforts
Coast Guard Rear Adm. David Throop, presents the Meritorious Service Medal to Darci Dawson at the Coast Guard Base Seattle Museum on July 7, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi. SEATTLE – Coast Guard Rear Adm. David Throop presented Mrs. Darci Dawson with the Meritorious Public Service Award at a ceremony held at the Coast Guard Base Seattle Museum, at 10 a.m., Friday. Dawson...

Coast Guard presents awards for heroic rescue near Cherry Point

Coast Guard presents awards for heroic rescue near Cherry Point
The Coast Guard awarded the Silver Life Saving Medal to Tom R. Broselle, and the Meritorious Public Service Award to Jacob Broselle and Thomas M. Broselle in a ceremony held at Coast Guard Station Bellingham, Wash., July 5, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi.) SEATTLE – The Coast Guard awarded the Silver Life Saving Medal to Tom R. Broselle, and the Meritorious...

Matson ship Manukai crew receives Coast Guard public service award

Matson ship Manukai crew receives Coast Guard public service award
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard presented a Meritorious Public Service award Monday at the Matson terminal to crewmembers from the Matson ship Manukai for the rescue of three men from a sailboat caught in Hurricane Julio 414 miles northeast of Oahu, Aug. 10, 2014. Rear Adm. Cari Thomas, commander of the 14th Coast Guard District presented the award to the captain of the Manukai John Bloomingdale, 3rd...

Coast Guard awards Meritorious Public Service Award to Puerto Rico Police Joint Forces of Rapid Action marine unit

Coast Guard awards Meritorious Public Service Award to Puerto Rico Police Joint Forces of Rapid Action marine unit
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard presented the Meritorious Public Service Award Friday to the crew of a Puerto Rico Police Joint Forces of Rapid Action (FURA) marine unit during a ceremony at Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico. Sergeant Wilberto Pérez de la Torre; Agent Francisco Ávila Rivera; Agent Bienvenido Marín Rivera and Agent Gabriel Roldán García received the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard to recognize rescuers of three from capsized boat

Coast Guard to recognize rescuers of three from capsized boat
SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to present awards to mariners who rescued three men who were adrift in the ocean in May 2013, during a ceremony in San Diego Monday. Crewmembers and passengers aboard the charter vessel New Seaforth who were underway for a fishing excursion rescued a father and his two adult sons after their boat capsized, leaving them drifting in the waters off La Jolla...

Coast Guard recognizes FDNY for outstanding public service

Coast Guard recognizes FDNY for outstanding public service
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard honored FDNY Marine 9 with the Meritorious Public Service Award in a ceremony at Staten Island, N.Y., Wednesday. Capt. Gordon Loebl, commander of Coast Guard Sector New York, presented Capt. Chris Kelleher, of FDNY, with the award for recognition to his crew for their exceptional service and assistance rendered to the Coast Guard in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Coast...

Coast Guard recognizes Chicago mariner during Passenger Vessel Assoc. Conference in Cleveland

Coast Guard recognizes Chicago mariner during Passenger Vessel Assoc. Conference in Cleveland
Cleveland – The Coast Guard presented Capt. Michael McElroy, chief of operations for Wendella Sightseeing, with a Meritorious Public Service Award at the Passenger Vessel Association Conference in Cleveland, Tuesday. Rear Adm. Michael Parks, commander, 9th Coast Guard District, presented the award to McElroy for his significant contributions and commitment to improving maritime and life safety practices...

Coast Guard awards Meritorious Public Service Award to Arecibo, Puerto Rico emergency responders

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Rear Adm. Bill Baumgartner, Seventh Coast Guard District Commander, recognized an Arecibo municipal police officer and a municipal rescue specialist during a Meritorious Public Service Award presentation at the Mayor’s Office in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, Friday. The Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award was presented to Gioser Lopez Rosa, a member of Arecibo’s...