Jun 13 2013
Tuxedni Crew Honored by Coast Guard for Rescue
Thursday, 13 June 2013

The crew of Air Station Kodiak and assembled guests congratulate the crew of the 109-foot Seattle-based fishing vessel Tuxedni on their award of the Gold Life Saving Medal presented by the Coast Guard at the Billiken Theater on Coast Guard Base Kodiak June 12, 2013, in Kodiak, Alaska. The Gold Life Saving Medal was created by an act of Congress in 1874 and to date only about 600 medals have been awarded. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis)