Alaska Coast Guardsmen Recognized for Heroism, Bravery

KODIAK, Alaska – Four Alaska-based Coast Guard personnel and one Canadian have been named as the 2007 Gold and Silver Medal recipients from the Association for Rescue at Sea. Petty Officer 1st Class Wil Milam has been selected as the recipient of the Gold Medal for his involvement in the rescue of three crewmembers from the fishing vessel Illusion near Dutch Harbor Feb. 10, 2007. Milam is an...

Association for Rescue at Sea Gold and Silver Medal Winners Announced

Washington –  The Coast Guard announced today the 2007 winners of the Association for Rescue at Sea (AFRAS) Gold and Silver Medals. There will be a reception held on capitol hill on September 8 to recognize the winners. The Gold AFRAS Medal is awarded annually to a Coast Guard enlisted member who has uniquely demonstrated selfless courage and heroism during a rescue of life at sea. This years...