Coast Guard member to receive national recognition for at sea rescue

Coast Guard member to receive national recognition for at sea rescue
Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Hylkema U.S. Coast Guard photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard announced Wednesday that the Association for Rescue at Sea has selected Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Hylkema, a boatswain’s mate at Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor, to receive the 2016 AFRAS Gold Medal. The AFRAS Gold Medal is awarded annually to a Coast Guard enlisted member who exhibited exceptional courage...

Coast Guard Auxiliary Boat Crew to Receive 2009 Association for Rescue at Sea Silver Medal

WOODS HOLE, Mass. – Four members of Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 65 will receive the 2009 Association For Rescue At Sea (AFRAS) Silver Medal during a ceremony on September 30, 2010, in Washington D.C., for their rescue of three people while on patrol in Buzzards Bay. Coast Guard Auxiliarists Paul Sadeck, Leo Lake, Robert M. Joseph and Rodney Thomas were on patrol in Buzzards Bay aboard the Auxiliary...