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...

Coast Guard honors Silver Lifesaving Medal recipient at memorial service in Astoria

Coast Guard honors Silver Lifesaving Medal recipient at memorial service in Astoria
Lt. Jessica Shafer, commander of Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, and Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Condit, branch chief of MobileTraining Unit at Training Center Cape May, N.J., cradle the American flag and Gordon Huggins’ remains during a memorial service at Barbey Maritime Center in Astoria, Ore., March 30, 2019. ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard rendered military honors during a memorial service for...

Men awarded for heroic rescue during Baton Rouge floods

Men awarded for heroic rescue during Baton Rouge floods
David Phung (center) is presented with the Silver Lifesaving Medal during a ceremony in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Aug. 4, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ivan. J. Barnes) BATON ROUGE, La. – The Coast Guard presented four men with medals Friday for saving the life of a woman and her dog during historic flooding in Baton Rouge one year ago. During the ceremony, Rear Adm. Dave...

Coast Guard, Gov. John Carney posthumously award Silver Lifesaving Medal in Delaware

Coast Guard, Gov. John Carney posthumously award Silver Lifesaving Medal in Delaware
Rear Adm. Meredith Austin, commander, Coast Guard 5th District (left), Amy Jo Fosdick (center left), Michael Manley Jr. (center), Andrew Short (center right) and Gov. John C. Carney (right), pose for a photo with the Silver Lifesaving Medal that was posthumously awarded to Michael Manley (Sr.), for rescuing his stepson, Andrew Short, at a ceremony held at Coast Guard Station Indian River, Rehoboth...

Coast Guard honors Maine Marine Patrol Officers for valiant service, heroic actions

Coast Guard honors Maine Marine Patrol Officers for valiant service, heroic actions
Governor Paul R. LePage and Rear Adm. Steve Poulin award Specialist Corrie Roberts the Silver Lifesaving Medal at the Maine State House in Augusta, Maine Tuesday, March 28, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) BOSTON — The Governor of Maine and the Commander of the First Coast Guard District presented the Silver Lifesaving Medal and Certificate of Valor to two...

Coast Guard awards Silver Lifesaving Medal in Delaware

Coast Guard awards Silver Lifesaving Medal in Delaware
Senator Chris Coons pins the Silver Lifesaving Medal on Petty Officer 3rd Class Caleb Mabry during an award ceremony at Coast Guard Station Indian River, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, Friday Feb. 24, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Krystyn Pecora PHILADELPHIA – Senator Chris Coons and leaders from the Coast Guard’s Fifth District gathered at Coast Guard Station Indian River, Rehoboth...

Coast Guard awards Silver Lifesaving Medal for heroic rescue in Duluth Harbor is 2013

Coast Guard awards Silver Lifesaving Medal for heroic rescue in Duluth Harbor is 2013
Capt. Steve Teschendorf, commander of Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie, presents Zoran Pedisic with a Silver Lifesaving Medal, July 10, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Bob Welton) SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The Coast Guard presented one of its highest awards, Friday, to a man who risked his life to save a man from cold waters in 2013. Captain Steve Teschendorf, commander of Coast Guard...

Coast Guard presents Silver Lifesaving Medal to former Cape May, NJ, resident

Coast Guard presents Silver Lifesaving Medal to former Cape May, NJ, resident
CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard presented the Silver Lifesaving Medal to Jonathan Alexander Saturday at 11 a.m. at Coast Guard Station Cape May, New Jersey, for saving the life of a fellow mariner in 2013. Jonathan Alexander listens as Lt. Scott Farr, the commanding officer of Coast Guard Station Cape May, N.J., reads a citation before Capt. Kathy Moore, the commander of Coast Guard Sector Delaware...