Jacksonville native accepts Coast Guard Commendation Medal for father’s heroism

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Steven M. Elliot, a Jacksonville native, accepted the Coast Guard Commendation Medal Saturday awarded posthumously to his father, a former Coast Guardsman, at the Coast Guard Reserve all hands meeting aboard Naval Station Mayport, Fla.

World War II Veteran to receive Coast Guard Commendation Medal

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Commander of Coast Guard Pacific Area will present the Coast Guard Commendation Medal to a World War II veteran in a ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday on Coast Guard Island here.