Coast Guard recognizes Norfolk Fire and Rescue Captain, Police Officer for heroism

Coast Guard recognizes Norfolk Fire and Rescue Captain, Police Officer for heroism
Rear Adm. Meredith Austin, commander, 5th Coast Guard District, shares a moment with Norfolk Police Officer David Dubus while presenting him the United States Coast Guard Distinguished Public Service Award in Norfolk, Jan. 23, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) NORFOLK, Va. — The Coast Guard recognized a Norfolk Fire and Rescue Captain and a Norfolk Police...

Tampa-based federal prosecutors, investigators recognized for their efforts to combat drug trafficking

Tampa-based federal prosecutors, investigators recognized for their efforts to combat drug trafficking
An interagency team receives the Coast Guard Distinguished Public Service Award for their efforts to combat transnational criminal organizations involved in drug trafficking during a ceremony at U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Florida, Thursday, Sept. 7, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse TAMPA – An interagency team received the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard honors North Bend man for daring rescue

Coast Guard honors North Bend man for daring rescue
Justin Sweet stands with his family after receiving the Distinguished Public Service Award at Coast  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Wes Jones) NORTH BEND, Ore. — Justin Sweet, a man who risked his life to rescue a drowning teen near Sunset Bay State Park in 2014, was honored Thursday with the Coast Guard Distinguished Public Service Award during a ceremony at Coast Guard Sector North Bend. “We...

More than 50 years of service and still going strong

More than 50 years of service and still going strong
by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordan Akiyama There are many attributes that make the Coast Guard the organization that it is today. From its diligent enlisted and officer workforce, to the civilian employees and volunteers, to its veterans, they all work in tandem to create a well-oiled machine. However, every once in a while, someone stands apart from the rest due to their selflessness and dedication...