Tag: courage

Chief, Texas native recognized with DHS Secretary’s Award for Valor

Chief Petty Officer Jesse Meerscheidt, second from left, stands with his fellow recipients of the new Department of Homeland Security Secretary’s Award for Valor, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Photo courtesy of DHS. Wednesday, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson presented the Department of Homeland Security Secretary’s Award for Valor to 10 employees who have displayed “exceptional

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Celebrating women of character, courage and commitment: Lt. La’Shanda Holmes

This month’s commemoration of women’s history highlights the achievements of women in the Coast Guard and celebrates their qualities of character, courage and commitment. In this four-part series, we will be introducing you to women who are making an impact in the Coast Guard. Each of these dedicated officer and enlisted leaders embodies this year’s

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