Coast Guard awards Commendation Medal in Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard awards Commendation Medal in Corpus Christi, Texas
Capt. Edward Gaynor, commander of Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, and Ensign Darren Hicks pose for a photograph during an award ceremony July 8, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard awarded the Coast Guard Commendation Medal to Ensign Darren Hicks in Corpus Christi, Texas, Wednesday. Darren Hicks was awarded the Coast Guard Commendation Medal for...

Port Angeles Coast Guardsman recognized as Enlisted Person of the Year

Port Angeles Coast Guardsman recognized as Enlisted Person of the Year
Chief Petty Officer Steve Schink poses with family on the Coast Guard Cutter Active’s flight deck following a ceremony where he was  formally recognized Schink as the Coast Guard’s 2019 Enlisted Person of the Year, June 8, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j. g. Julianne West. PORT ANGELES, Wash. — A Port Angeles-based Coast Guard petty officer was recognized Monday as the 2019 active...

Coast Guard Air Station Savannah crew members recognized for Golden Ray rescue

Coast Guard Air Station Savannah crew members recognized for Golden Ray rescue
Rear Adm. Eric Jones and Master Chief Petty Officer Devin Spencer present Air Medals to Petty Officer 1st Class Eric Young and Petty Officer 2nd Class Nathan Newberg, at Coast Guard Air Station Savannah, Feb. 21, 2020 (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson) SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard Air Station Savannah crew members were recognized Friday for their response during the...

Coast Guard awards 2 service members with Air Medals

Coast Guard awards 2 service members with Air Medals
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco crew members stand at attention during an award ceremony at the air station, Oct. 30, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor Bacon) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard awarded two Air Medals to crew members in San Francisco Wednesday for rescues completed and lives saved. A Coast Guard Air Medal was presented to Lt. Cmdr. Michael Dubinsky,...

Coast Guard members reunite with survivors of boat crash in Virginia Beach

Coast Guard members reunite with survivors of boat crash in Virginia Beach
Clare Becht and Robert McCall, boat crash survivors, thank Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Nathan Reynolds, Petty Officer 3rd Class Parker Bohannon, Seamen Daniel Brennes and Loren Greenlund, members of Station Little Creek in Virginia Beach, Virginia, during an awards ceremony at the station, May 22, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Corinne Zilnicki) VIRGINIA BEACH, Va....

Coast Guard 5th District recognizes Enlisted Person of the Year

Coast Guard 5th District recognizes Enlisted Person of the Year
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st class Matthew Montgomery, the 5th District’s Enlisted Person of the Year, poses for a photo with his wife and his command during a dinner reception at the Marston Pavilion in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, April 12, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Shannon Kearney) FORT MACON, NC – Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew Montgomery, a boatswain’s...

Coast Guard aircrew recognized for 2017 rescue near Crescent City

Coast Guard aircrew recognized for 2017 rescue near Crescent City
Lt. Edwin Forteza, Petty Officer 1st Class Nicholas Gardner, Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeff Bothman and Lt. Jacob Dorsey stand together following their award ceremony at Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay in McKinleyville, California, March 8, 2018. (Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Brandyn Hill) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard recognized four Sector Humboldt Bay aircrew members during...

Coast Guardsman shows youth how to perform rescue first-hand

Coast Guardsman shows youth how to perform rescue first-hand
LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles-based Coast Guardsman will be awarded the Coast Guard Commendation Medal, Feb. 19, for rescuing a motorcyclist who slid off an embankment near Arcadia, Calif. Chief Petty Officer Brook Bossen is a Maritime Enforcement Specialist assigned to the Force Protection unit of Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles-Long Beach. Bossen was returning from a camping trip in...

Coast Guard aircrew receives Air Medal, Coast Guard Commendation Medals

Coast Guard aircrew receives Air Medal, Coast Guard Commendation Medals
ALAMEDA, Calif. — A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew received an Air Medal and Coast Guard Commendation Medals during an awards ceremony held at the air station Friday. Rear Adm. Karl L. Schultz, 11th Coast Guard District commander, presented the Air Medal to Lt. Cmdr. James R. Kenshalo, the MH-65 Dolphin helicopter pilot, and Coast Guard Commendation Medals...