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...

Coast Guard to present awards for heroic rescue in Puget Sound

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard will present the Silver Life Saving Medal to Petty Officer 1st Class Justin L. Heacox and a Certificate of Valor to Barney McGinley for their heroic effort that saved two lives off of Point No Point State Park in Hansville, Wash., July 26, 2011. The ceremony is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. Heacox and McGinley were on the beach when they heard screams...

Coast Guard presents certificates of valor

SEATTLE — Capt. Suzanne Englebert, Coast Guard Captain of the Port, presented certificates of valor to Bruce Johnson and Stevie Kokita at the Des Moines, Wash., city counsel meeting Thursday.

Coast Guard to award Gold Lifesaving Medal

HOUSTON — Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston will present awards to Roger Stone and Steve Conway for heroism and valor at a ceremony on the Mitchell Campus of Texas A&M University at Galveston at 2 p.m., July 27 2009.