Coast Guard presents Meritorious Service Award to tanker fire responders

Coast Guard presents Meritorious Service Award to tanker fire responders
Capt. Peter Martin, commander, Sector Houston Galveston, and Rear Adm. David Callahan, commander, 8th Coast Guard District, present the Coast Guard Meritorious Service Award to G&H Towing Captains Douglas Scott and William Curry, Feb. 10, 2017. Photo by Houston Pilots HOUSTON — Rear Adm. Dave Callahan, the Coast Guard’s 8th District commander, presented the Coast Guard Meritorious Public...

Coast Guard presents prestigious life-saving medals for heroic actions on Oregon coast

Coast Guard presents prestigious life-saving medals for heroic actions on Oregon coast
Rear Adm. Richard Gromlich, commander Coast Guard 13th District, presents Logan Couch, a volunteer Curry County Deputy Sheriff, with the Silver Life Saving Medal during a ceremony held at Coast Guard Station Chetco River in Brookings, Ore., Feb. 29, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read) NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard presented a Gold Lifesaving Medal and Silver...

Coast Guard honors man, daughter for 2014 Bainbridge Island, Wash., rescue

Coast Guard honors man, daughter for 2014 Bainbridge Island, Wash., rescue
A Coast Guard Station Seattle boatcrew and members of the Meek family stand for a group photo, after Sean Meek and his daughter Grace received the Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award in a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Seattle. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Norcross) SEATTLE — Coast Guard officials presented a Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award to two...

Coast Guard presents Meritorious Public Service Award to San Jose native

Coast Guard presents Meritorious Public Service Award to San Jose native
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Rear Adm. Karl Shultz, 11th Coast Guard District commander, presented the Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award to Taylor Palmaffy, a San Jose native, on behalf of Rear Adm. Cari Thomas, the 14th Coast Guard District commander, at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, Monday, November 25, 2013. Palmaffy, 16, was recognized for his heroic actions in providing aid to two distressed...

Al Roker and staff receive Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award

WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard honored NBC weatherman Al Roker with the service’s Meritorious Public Service Award at a ceremony Tuesday at Coast Guard Headquarters. Roker and staff from Al Roker Entertainment received the award for exceptional advocacy of the Coast Guard through broadcasts of The Weather Channel’s popular primetime series “Coast Guard Alaska.” The program gives viewers an...

Coast Guard to posthumously recognize Alaskan hero

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Anchorage will posthumously recognize an Alaskan resident for her role in the 1950 rescue of a fisherman stranded off Chichagof Island during a special ceremony, at 1 p.m. Thursday. Betty Haynes (formerly Mork) was posthumously awarded a Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award at a ceremony in Sitka Sept. 13, 2011 for her role in the rescue of Helvig Christensen...

Coast Guard recognizes Alaska heroes

JUNEAU, Alaska — Members of Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, Sector Juneau and the Alaska Department of Public Safety recognized three Alaska residents for their role in the 1950 rescue of a fisherman stranded off Chichagof Island during an awards ceremony, Sept. 13, 2011. Marie Laws, a resident of Sitka, received a Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award for her role in the rescue of Helvig Christensen...

Coast Guard honors Dutch Harbor mayor

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Rear Adm. Christopher Colvin, District 17 commander, presented Shirley Marquardt, Dutch Harbor mayor, with the Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award Friday, April 22, 2011, for her outstanding dedication and support to the Coast Guard by developing and implementing innovative risk reduction measures for vessel operations in the Aleutian Islands. Marquardt received...

Boca Raton Resident to be recognized by Coast Guard for rescue efforts

USCG File PhotoRIVIERA BEACH, Fla. – The Coast Guard will be holding an award ceremony at 9 a.m. Thursday at Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet, to recognize Boca Raton resident Lee Kellerman. Kellerman, a boat captain with the commercial salvage organization Sea Tow Palm Beach, will be presented with a Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award for his actions November 20, 2010, in rescuing...