Coast Guard honors World War II vet with Coast Guard Commedation Medal

Portrait of former Coast Guardsman Carl M. Dize Sr., courtesy of the Dize Family. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Vice Adm. Robert C. Parker, commander of Coast Guard Atlantic Area, presented former Coast Guardsman Carl M. Dize Sr., from Urbanna, Va., with the Coast Guard Commendation Medal during a ceremony at Urbanna United Methodist Church, March 27, 2011. Dize received the medal “for his extraordinary lifesaving...