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...

Coast Guardsman presented CG Commendation Medal for being named 2011 9th District Reserve EPOY

BURR RIDGE, Ill. – Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony Lewandowski was presented with a Coast Guard Commendation Medal by Rear Adm. Michael Parks, commander of the 9th Coast Guard District, during a formal ceremony Friday at Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Chicago. Lewandowski received the medal for being selected as the 2011 9th District Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year, announced earlier this year,...

Coast Guard honors World War II vet with Coast Guard Commedation Medal

Portrait of former Coast Guardsman Carl M. Dize Sr., courtesy of the Dize Family. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Vice Adm. Robert C. Parker, commander of Coast Guard Atlantic Area, presented former Coast Guardsman Carl M. Dize Sr., from Urbanna, Va., with the Coast Guard Commendation Medal during a ceremony at Urbanna United Methodist Church, March 27, 2011. Dize received the medal “for his extraordinary lifesaving...