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Tag: Gold Lifesaving Medal

March 29, 2024

Joseph Napier — Heroic Surfman, Gold Lifesaving Medal recipient and FRC namesake

For his heroism, Napier received the first Gold Lifesaving Medal issued by the U.S. Life-Saving Service, forerunner of the modern Coast Guard.

Aug. 13, 2021

The Long Blue Line: Rasmus gets the Gold for individual heroism in a hurricane rescue!

A heroic rescue adapted from the U.S. Life-Saving Service Annual Report of the U.S. Life-Saving Service, 1900, pp. 25-28.