Long Island man receives Silver Lifesaving Medal

NEW YORK – Capt. Joe Vojvodich, Commander of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, joined by Capt. James McPherson, Chief of Staff of the First Coast Guard District, presented Jonathan Pearlroth, of Westhampton, N.Y., with a certificate of Special Congressional Recognition in a ceremony held at Coast Guard Station Shinnecock, N.Y. Monday. Pearlroth saved a man from drowning in the waters of the...

Coast Guard Sector Northern New England to receive new Sector Commander

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine –U.S. Coast Guard Sector Northern New England’s crew will receive a new commander during a change of command ceremony at 11:00 a.m., June 24, 2011 at the Portland Head Light in Fort Williams Park. Rear Adm. Daniel Neptun, commander of the 1st Coast Guard District, will preside over the ceremony. Sector Northern New England’s current commander, Capt. James McPherson of...