AFRAS Awards

Honoring Heroes

Join the association for rescue at sea officers and board of directors, senior leadership of the U.S. coast Guard, maritime industry leaders and hosts Congressmen Sean Patrick Maloney and Bob Gibbs for a reception and ceremony to honor a U.S. coast guard member, a...

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Annual Maritime SAR Awards: Chairman’s Award Winner

Three U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarists, working with on-scene civilians with medical experience, medevaced a man with severe injuries at Quilomene Creek – part of Washington state's Columbia River – Sep. 3, 2017. Auxiliarists Kathleen Goodwin (boat coxswain) and Steven...

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Annual Maritime SAR Awards: Amver Award Winner

The Amver participating container ship Joanna saved 105 migrants off the coast of Libya Feb. 18, 2017. The crew of the Joanna was sailing west of Crete, on a voyage to Italy, when the ship was notified by rescue authorities in Malta of a possible migrant or fishing...

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