One of the Coast Guard Foundation's most solemn missions is to provide comfort to those who have suffered the loss of a loved one in the line of duty. When a family or Coast Guard unit is faced with the unthinkable, the Foundation steps in and provides immediate financial relief, whether it's a care package, or paying for an airline ticket for a family member to attend her loved one's memorial service. This video tells the story of Lisa Moletzsky and Audrey Gill, two people who the Coast Guard Foundation have helped in times of need.
Pac Area Award for Unit Excellence
Admiral John B. Hayes Award for Unit Excellence
The marine safety detachment in American Samoa -- a remote team comprised of only three members -- was recognized for outstanding achievements as a unit at the Coast Guard Foundation's 26th Pacific Area Awards Dinner in August. Over the last year, the unit was involved in a number of challenging maritime law enforcement and environmental missions. The detachment coordinated efforts to safely remove 65,000 gallons of aviation fuel from a tanker that sunk more than 50 years ago.