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U.S. Coast Guardsman, Professional Mariners Lauded for At-Sea Heroics

A U.S. Coast Guardsman, a cruise ship captain and crew and the captains and crews of four commercial ships were formally recognized for saving mariners in peril at the Association for Rescue at Sea annual Capitol Hill Gold Medal awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.

The annual event was held at the Rayburn House Office Building Oct. 30, and was hosted by Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney. The Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, as well as other senior maritime and congressional officials, attended.

This year’s honorees included:

AFRAS helps protect mariners from the perils of the sea by providing monetary and in-kind donations to world volunteer maritime search and rescue organizations. The charity also recognizes and honors extraordinary maritime rescues through its awards program and annual ceremony. AFRAS is a 501(c)3 non-profit charity. Visit AFRAS online to learn more about the organization.

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