Coast Guard honors Kotzebue, Alaska, man with Silver Lifesaving Medal

Coast Guard honors Kotzebue, Alaska, man with Silver Lifesaving Medal
Rear Adm. Matthew T. Bell, Commander, 17th Coast Guard District, presents the Silver Lifesaving Medal, Saturday, May 18, 2019, to George “Radar” Lambert for heroic actions he took as a young boy to save Pamela Smith (left) from drowning in Kotzebue, Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard presented the Silver Lifesaving...

Coast Guard to honor Kotzebue, Alaska man with Silver Lifesaving Medal

Coast Guard to honor Kotzebue, Alaska man with Silver Lifesaving Medal
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard is scheduled to present the Silver Lifesaving Medal Saturday, May 18, to a Kotzebue man for heroic actions he took as a young boy to save a girl from drowning in Kotzebue. Then 10-year-old George “Radar” Lambert saved 12-year-old Pamela Smith from drowning in Kotzebue, June 22, 1998. This was the first documented save using a lifejacket from the Kids...