Coast Guard rescue swimmer to receive Coast Guard Medal for Cape Kiwanda rescue

Coast Guard rescue swimmer to receive Coast Guard Medal for Cape Kiwanda rescue
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to present the Coast Guard Medal to a rescue swimmer stationed at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River during a ceremony held in the sector’s helicopter hangar, Monday. Chief Petty Officer Michael Spencer, an aviation survival technician, will be honored in recognition for his rescue efforts of two fellow first responders during search and rescue...

North Bend-based Coast Guardsman receives medal for heroism

North Bend-based Coast Guardsman receives medal for heroism
Petty Officer 2nd Class Darren Harrity and his fiance, Chelsey Larsen, stand with Rear Adm. Richard Gromlich after Gromlich presented Harrity with the Coast Guard Medal Jan. 20, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class George Degener) SEATTLE — Rear Adm. Richard Gromlich, commander of the Coast Guard 13th District, presented the Coast Guard Medal to Petty Officer 2nd Class Darren...

Former Coast Guard Petty Officer awarded Coast Guard Medal for extraordinary heroism

Kristin Lunkley poses with her Coast Guard MedalALAMEDA, Calif. — Former Coast Guard petty officer Kristin Reger Lunkley was awarded the Coast Guard Medal for extraordinary heroism today at Coast Guard Station Golden Gate in Sausalito, Calif. Lunkley was recognized for saving a man trapped beneath the capsized sail boat, Wing It, in San Francisco Bay, July 24, 2008. Lunkley was a crewmember aboard...

Coast Guardsmen honored at Station Tillamook Bay, Oregon

ASTORIA, Ore. — Coast Guard Medal recipients from the Pacific Northwest were honored during a memorial ceremony at Station Tillamook Bay, Ore., in Garibaldi, Ore., Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009.

Coast Guardsman receives Coast Guard Medal

BALTIMORE – United States Congressman Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House subcommittee on Coast Guard and maritime transportation, participated in the presentation of the Coast Guard Medal to Petty Officer 1st Class Lavelas Luckey during an official ceremony Wednesday at the Coast Guard Surface Forces Logistics Center in Baltimore. Admiral Thad Allen, commandant of the Coast Guard, presented...