Coast Guard Members Awarded For Heroic Efforts
October 11, 2019
October 9, 2019 - Members of Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City after an award ceremony where 13 were awarded with Air Medals and one was awarded with the Distinguished Flying Cross for their actions in Hurricane Harvey and Florence, as well as four search and rescue cases throughout 2018 and 2019.
Lt. James Rader received the Distinguished Flying Cross.
The Air Medal was awarded to... Lt. Tyler Bittner, Lt. Stephen Bondira, Lt. Jason Brownlee, Lt. Nathaniel Giorgio, Lt. Matthew Hardgrove, Lt. Joshua Mitcheltree, Lt. Joshua Scritchfield, Lt. Kevin Smit, Chief Petty Officer Bradford Fitzpatrick, Petty Officer 2nd Class Homero Haro, Petty Officer 3rd Class Clinton Johnson, Petty Officer 1st, Class Steven Maccaferri, Petty Officer 2nd Class Jose Riverasanchez, Petty Officer 3rd, Class Hector Vega, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin Weissman.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Coast Guard photos by Aux. David Lau
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