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...

Coast Guard formally recognizes New Smyrna Beach rescuers

Coast Guard formally recognizes New Smyrna Beach rescuers
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – The Coast Guard formally recognized New Smyrna Beach Mayor Adam Barringer and three other men Tuesday for saving the life of a woman whose vehicle crashed into the Indian River in New Smyrna Beach Jan. 6, 2010. During a ceremony at New Smyrna Beach City Hall, Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Fla., Commander Capt. Tom Allan presented a Silver Lifesaving Medal to Barringer...

New Hampshire man receives Silver Lifesaving Medal

NEW YORK – Capt. Gordon Loebl, commander, Coast Guard Sector New York, presented George Chait with the Silver Lifesaving Medal May 20, 2013, at Battery Park, N.Y. Chait was awarded the Silver Lifesaving Medal for his heroic action while attempting to rescue a couple caught in a rip current in  Savannah Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, Jan. 6, 2012. Chait observed two people struggling...

Coast Guard awards lifesaving medals to Oswego, NY, fire chief and police sergeant

Coast Guard awards lifesaving medals to Oswego, NY, fire chief and police sergeant
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The U.S. Coast Guard formally recognized two Oswego, N.Y., public servants at Coast Guard Station Oswego Wednesday for pulling two fishermen out of the Oswego River in 2010. During the recognition ceremony, Rear Adm. Michael Parks, commander of the 9th Coast Guard District, presented Oswego Fire Chief Jeffrey McCrobie and Oswego Police Sergeant Damian Waters with the Coast Guard Silver...

Long Island man receives Silver Lifesaving Medal

NEW YORK – Capt. Joe Vojvodich, Commander of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, joined by Capt. James McPherson, Chief of Staff of the First Coast Guard District, presented Jonathan Pearlroth, of Westhampton, N.Y., with a certificate of Special Congressional Recognition in a ceremony held at Coast Guard Station Shinnecock, N.Y. Monday. Pearlroth saved a man from drowning in the waters of the...

Guardians presented with Silver Lifesaving Medal for the rescue of 14-year-old boy

oast Guard photo by Petty Officer Caleb CritchfieldALAMEDA, Calif. – A Silver Lifesaving medal award ceremony was held aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche, homeported at Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Friday, March 18. Vice Adm. Manson K. Brown, Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area, presented the Silver Lifesaving medal to Petty Officer 2nd Class Erik R. Conatser, an information systems technician...

Coast Guard to award lifesaving medal to Henderson Harbor native

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to formally recognize a civilian at Coast Guard Station Oswego, N.Y., Tuesday for rescuing three boaters on Lake Ontario in 2009. During the recognition ceremony, Rear Adm. Mike Parks, commander of the Ninth Coast Guard District, will present Edward Fillingham with the Coast Guard Silver Lifesaving Medal for his actions while rescuing a woman and...