Coast Guard presents Meritorious Public Service Award to crew of Tor Viking II

JUNEAU, Alaska – Capt. Finn Jorgenson and the crew of the tug Tor Viking II were honored by the U.S. Coast Guard in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday for their assistance in rescuing the cargo vessel Golden Seas in the Bering Sea in December 2010. Capt. John Kenyon, commanding officer U.S. Coast Guard Activities Europe, presented Jorgenson and his crew with the Meritorious Public Service Award on behalf...

Coast Guard awards Meritorious Public Service Award to six British Virgin Islands Residents

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard recognized six British Virgin Islands’ Good Samaritans during an awards presentation Friday at the Premier’s Office in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

Coast Guard to present a Meritorious Public Service Award to the Alaska Office of Boating Safety

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Rear Adm. Christopher Colvin, 17th District commander, is scheduled to present the Meritorious Public Service Award to the Alaska Office of Boating Safety for outstanding dedication and support to the Coast Guard and the recreational boating public of Alaska at an awards dinner at the Captain Cook Hotel main banquet room Sunday at 6 p.m.

Coast Guard to present public service award to Marine Exchange of Alaska

Juneau, Alaska – Rear Adm. Christopher Colvin, 17th District commander, is scheduled to present a Meritorious Public Service Award to the Marine Exchange of Alaska at Marine Exchange of Alaska facility in downtown Juneau Thursday at 3:30 p.m. for their support of Coast Guard Maritime Domain Awareness operations and their industry stewardship that has been instrumental to the enhanced port security...

Coast Guard to present public service award to Sitka Mountain Rescue

KODIAK, Alaska – Rear Adm. Christopher Colvin, commander District 17, is scheduled to present a Meritorious Public Service Award to Sitka Mountain Rescue at Air Station Sitka Wednesday at 3 p.m. for saving the life of an injured hunter Oct. 15, 2009.

Coast Guard award for heroic civilian action to be presented in Westport

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard will present a Meritorious Public Service Award to Matt Loughran, of Westport, Wash., Thursday, for his performance rescuing a young man at the Westport Jetty.

Coast Guard recognizes U.S. Attorney for contributions against Human Trafficking

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard’s Seventh District Commander presented the Meritorious Public Service Award to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico during a ceremony Thursday morning at the Chardon Tower in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico.

Coast Guard to award good Samaritans for role in Haitian migrants rescue

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — The Coast Guard will recognize three good Samaritans during a ceremony scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday at Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce.

Washington State Natural Resources employee receives Meritorious Public Service Award

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard awarded a Washington State employee for her environmental accomplishments at a ceremony held in Olympia, Wash, Thursday.