Coast Guard honors Maine Marine Patrol Officers for valiant service, heroic actions

Coast Guard honors Maine Marine Patrol Officers for valiant service, heroic actions
Governor Paul R. LePage and Rear Adm. Steve Poulin award Specialist Corrie Roberts the Silver Lifesaving Medal at the Maine State House in Augusta, Maine Tuesday, March 28, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) BOSTON — The Governor of Maine and the Commander of the First Coast Guard District presented the Silver Lifesaving Medal and Certificate of Valor to two...

Lakeside firefighters presented with Certificates of Valor for rescuing 3

Lakeside firefighters presented with Certificates of Valor for rescuing 3
Vice Adm. Charles Ray, commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area, presents Bob Hood, a member of the Lakeside Fire and Rescue Dive Team in Oregon, with a Certificate of Valor during a ceremony held at Coast Guard Sector North Bend, March 18, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector North Bend WARRENTON, Ore. — Two Lakeside firefighters were presented with the Certificate of Valor by the Coast...

Coast Guard presents prestigious life-saving medals for heroic actions on Oregon coast

Coast Guard presents prestigious life-saving medals for heroic actions on Oregon coast
Rear Adm. Richard Gromlich, commander Coast Guard 13th District, presents Logan Couch, a volunteer Curry County Deputy Sheriff, with the Silver Life Saving Medal during a ceremony held at Coast Guard Station Chetco River in Brookings, Ore., Feb. 29, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read) NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard presented a Gold Lifesaving Medal and Silver...

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 formally recognizes New Smyrna Beach rescuers

Coast Guard formally recognizes New Smyrna Beach rescuers
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – The Coast Guard formally recognized New Smyrna Beach Mayor Adam Barringer and three other men Tuesday for saving the life of a woman whose vehicle crashed into the Indian River in New Smyrna Beach Jan. 6, 2010. During a ceremony at New Smyrna Beach City Hall, Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Fla., Commander Capt. Tom Allan presented a Silver Lifesaving Medal to Barringer...

Coast Guard to honor local hero for saving four lives

Coast Guard to honor local hero for saving four lives
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard will be presenting John Campbell with the Certificate of Valor during a ceremony Friday, July 27, at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles – Long Beach for his heroic actions that resulted in the saving of four lives at sea. While sailing in San Diego Bay March 27, 2011, Campbell spotted a capsized sailboat and multiple people struggling in the cold water nearby. He...

Coast Guard awards Satellite Beach resident with Certificate of Valor

VIERA, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard and Brevard Board of County Commissioners recognized Mike Badarack Tuesday, for his heroic efforts in saving a mariners life Nov. 5, 2010. Bradarack was awarded a Certificate of Valor signed by the Coast Guard commandant for his heroism. Badarack is cited for jumping from his boat onto another pontoon charter fishing boat to lend assistance to a fellow captain whose...

Coast Guard Awards Certificate of Valor to Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldier

SEATTLE – Rear Adm. Keith A. Taylor, 13th Coast Guard District commander, presented the Certificate of Valor to Master Sgt. Anton Engelmann, U.S. Army 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Friday. Englemann received the award for his heroic efforts that assisted in the rescue of a man from the Nisqually River in Mt. Ranier National Park, Wash., on June 5, 2010. Englemann...

Coast Guard presents Certificate of Valor to Gulfport firefighter

GULFPORT, Miss. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to present a Gulfport firefighter with the Certificate of Valor during an official ceremony at the Central Fire Station, Friday. The Coast Guard will award Lawrence Burkhalter with the Certificate of Valor for his heroic efforts in the rescue of a State of Mississippi port employee. On Dec. 10, 2010, Roy Lang fell 20 feet off of West Pier 7 into 48-degree...