AFRAS Awards

Message from the AFRAS President

Supporters of AFRAS! It has been an exciting year so far for the Association! For starters, we have been able to donate well over $28,000 to the Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR), supporting their efforts to reconstitute their capability following last year's...

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Maritime Search and Rescue Award Winners Selected

U.S. Coast Guard aviation rescue swimmer and victims aboard a Coast Guard helicopter during Hurricane Harvey rescue operations in the greater Houston, Texas, metro area Aug. 28, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland. We are proud...

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U.S. Coast Guard Rescuer Risks Own Life to Save Another

This is the last in our series of blog posts leading up to our annual maritime rescue awards ceremony on Capitol Hill next week. This is the story of a U.S. Coast Guard rescue boat crewman who risked his own life to save another, and for that we are proud to present...

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