It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Past National President Stephen H. Petersen, who crossed the bar on July 25th after a long battle with metastatic renal cell cancer. Steve served as National President and Vice President for 4 years each and Chairman of the Board of Trustees for 2 years. Steve served in ELD#4 in the Republic of Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.
DONALD KNIEP AWARD PRESENTED:
Past National President Terry O'Connell, as his last duty as National President, awarded the Donald Kniep Award for Outstanding Service to the Coast Guard Combat Veterans Association.
PNP Stephen H. Petersen
PNP Michael Placencia
Please congratulate these two CGCVA members for their outstanding service and support of the Association!!