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 awards posthumous Gold Lifesaving Medal

Coast Guard awards posthumous Gold Lifesaving Medal
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Rear Adm. Karl Schultz, commander of the 11th Coast Guard District, presented the Gold Lifesaving Medal (posthumously) to the surviving family members of Kyle Hardman in a ceremony in Ukiah, Calif., July 31, 2013. According to the award citation, Kyle Hardman and Jarvise Shelton were working aboard the towboat Richard A. Baker on the Upper Mississippi River in the vicinity of...

Coast Guard honors local man for heroic act in Atlantic City, NJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard presented the Gold Lifesaving Medal here Friday to a man who rescued two children from drowning July 4, 2011. Lou Rosso, from Egg Harbor Township, N.J., was presented the medal for his actions while at Atlantic City beach with his family last summer. Rosso witnessed two children screaming and waving approximately 100 yards from the beach. Rosso ran to the water...

Coast Guard to present Gold Lifesaving Medal to 70-year-old man in Atlantic City, NJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to present the Gold Lifesaving Medal on Friday to a man who rescued two children from drowning July 4, 2011. Rear Adm. William Lee, commander of the Coast Guard 5th District will present the medal at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City. Lou Rosso witnessed two children screaming and waving approximately 100 yards from Atlantic City beach. Rosso...

Coast Guard and Bollinger Shipyards lay the keel for new class of cutters

LOCKPORT, La. — The U.S. Coast Guard participated in a keel laying ceremony for the first Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter (FRC) at Bollinger Shipyards here, Friday. The 154-foot Sentinel-class patrol boat, which will be a key component of the Coast Guard’s recapitalized fleet, is critically needed to replace the aging 110-foot Island-class patrol boat fleet. To honor past Guardians who...

Coast Guard to award Gold Lifesaving Medal

HOUSTON — Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston will present awards to Roger Stone and Steve Conway for heroism and valor at a ceremony on the Mitchell Campus of Texas A&M University at Galveston at 2 p.m., July 27 2009.

Video – Gold Lifesaving Medal Awarded Posthumously

SEATTLE – Rear Admiral John Currier, Commander of the 13th Coast Guard District, presents a Gold Lifesaving Medal to the family of Ross Barfuss at Aloha High School, Aloha, Ore., March 19, 2009. Barfuss died at 16 years old in 2008, attempting to rescue a 12 year old boy who had been swept offshore. US Coast Guard video by Petty Officer Eric J. Chandler googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard awards Gold Lifesaving Medal to 16-year old killed during rescue – Video

SEATTLE – A Gold Lifesaving Medal was posthumously awarded to Ross Barfuss at Aloha High School, Aloha Ore., Thursday.

Honolulu mariner receives Coast Guard’s highest lifesaving honor

HONOLULU — A Honolulu man who saved a cargo ship crewman lost at sea during a deadly 2007 typhoon was presented with the U.S. Coast Guard’s highest lifesaving award today.