Station Cape Charles petty officer receives Coast Guard’s coxswain of the year award

CAPE CHARLES, Va. – Coast Guard Petty Officer First Class James Ballard received the Cmdr. Ray Evans Outstanding Coxswain Trophy Friday at Coast Guard Station Cape Charles. The trophy is annually awarded to the Coast Guard’s best boat driver for sustained superior performance, exceptional boat handling skills and exemplary leadership. “It’s an honor for him but also for me to have him...