Two Oregon-based Coast Guardsmen receive honors for heroism

Two Oregon-based Coast Guardsmen receive honors for heroism
ASTORIA, Ore. — Two Coast Guard Sector North Bend service members were recently recognized with high honors for heroic actions taken in 2021 to save lives while serving along Oregon’s coast. Petty Officer 1st Class Trevor Salt, an aviation survival technician at Coast Guard Sector North Bend, received the 2021 Angels of the Battlefield Award from the Armed Services YMCA, which pays tribute to military...

Station Yaquina Bay crew rescues fisherman from surf near South Beach State Park

Station Yaquina Bay crew rescues fisherman from surf near South Beach State Park
Crew members from Station Yaquina Bay gather for a photo after rescuing a fisherman from 10-foot breaking seas near South Beach State Park south of Newport, OR, early Tuesday, Sep. 8. Shown are BM2 Tyler Hurst, BM3 Matthew Roque, MK2 Rachel Robbins, BM1 Wallace Qual, and BM1 Jacob Hylkema. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Yaquina Bay) YAQUINA BAY, Ore. — A Coast Guardsman swam from shore to rescue...