Awards and Recognition

Regional Coordinator's Challenge Coin

Awards Committee Members

Michael Doria, LT USCGR (Ret)Chairman; BJ Ferguson, USCGAUX; Johnathan Eudy, YNC USCG; Bill Tubbs, LCDR USCG (Ret); Dave Morgan, CWO USCGR (Ret)

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Band Awards

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Event Award Date Citation Recipients
Civil Air Patrol 2017 Awards Banquet Coin presented to BMCS Steve Cochran 3/8/17 VA Wing CAP Coin Steve Cochran
USCG Pipe Band Presidents Award Award Plaque presented to LT Drew Bacon 2016 Presidents Award Certificate Drew Bacon
2016 NYC Mayors Veterans Breakfast Letter of Appreciation from Mayor Blasio 1/25/17 Mayor Blasio's Letter of Appreciation Michael Doria
Camp Horno Vietnam Veterans Memorial 2015 Camp Horno Second Batallion First marines FMF Challenge Coin 11/6/15 Camp Horno Second BatallionsFirst Marines Challenge Coin Jeremy Cook
Camp Horno Vietnam Veterans Memorial 2015 Camp Horno Marine Expeditionary Forces Challenge Coin 11/6/15 Camp Horno USN MC Smith Challenge Coin Jeremy Cook
Camp Horno Vietnam Veterans Memorial 2015 Camp Horno MC Smith USN Challenge Coin 11/6/15 Camp Horno USN MC Smith Challenge Coin Jeremy Cook
Camp Horno Vietnam Veterans Memorial 2015 Camp Horno USCM Challenge Coin 11/6/15 Camp Horno Challenge Coin USMG Jeremy Cook
Coast Guard Ball Long Beach, CA 2015 MSCPOCG Vince Patton Challenge Coin 8/8/15 USCG MCPOCG Challenge Coin Jeremy Cook
Coast Guard Ball Long Beach, CA 2015 USCG Long Beach Challenge Coin 8/8/15 USCG Long Beach Challenge Coin Jeremy Cook
MTC for the 2014 CG Festival Planning and Execution Team Meritorious Team Commendation 11/19/14 Citation of Award Andrew Anderson, Tim Carpenter, Michel Carr, Michael Doria, ZoeAnn Dudley, Harry Dudley, Billy Ferguson, Carol Fortier, Nathan Gardner, Mike Grest, Ken Hines, Ben Kenney, Dave Linder, Deb Linder, ML Loudermilk, Barbara MacLaren, Greg McKellar, Bob Miller, Jack Pierce, Bob Quinn, Larry Story, Jim Taylor, Bob Terlisner, Dawn Vornholt
MTC for Flotilla 29 (Pipe Band Members) at National Boating Safety Week Meritorius Team Commendation 10/2/14 Citation of Award Blank
PSU 311 Change of Command 2014 PSU 311 CDR Caraballo Challege Coin 9/20/14 USCG PSU 311 CDR Caraballo Challenge Coin Jeremy Cook
PSU 311 Change of Command 2014 PSU 311 Challege Coin 9/20/14 USCG PSU 311 Challenge Coin Jeremy Cook
PSU 311 Change of Command 2014 PSU 311 Snake Challege Coin 9/20/14 USCG PSU 311 Snake Challenge Coin Jeremy Cook
PSU 311 Change of Command 2014 PSU 311 Honor Bound Challege Coin 9/20/14 USCG PSU 311 Honor Bound Challenge Coin Jeremy Cook
Recognition for Service between 5/5/14 and 5/16/14 Meritorious Team Commendation 7/28/14 Citation of Award M. L. Loudermilk, Bob Miller, John Quinn, Jack Pierce, Dawn Vornholt, Greg McKellar, Tim Carpenter, Harry Dudley, Zoe Ann Dudley, Larry Story, Deb Linder, Ben Kenney, Mike Doria, Dave Linder, Jeff Burton, Dean McFarren, Spencer Grinnell, Jim Taylor, Chet Strait, Jim Mulligan, Warren Whitley
LOC for service between Nov 13 to May 14 Letter of Commendation to Mike Doria 7/28/14 Letter of Commendation Mike Doria
LOC for service between Jul 2010 to Jul 2014 Letter of Commendation to Johnathan Eudy 7/28/14 Letter of Commendation Johnathan Eudy
LOC for service between Jul 2009 to Jul 2014 Letter of Commendation to B.J. Ferguson 7/28/14 Letter of Commendation B.J. Ferguson
LOC for service between Nov 2013 to May 2014 Letter of Commendation to M.L. Loudermilk 7/28/14 Letter of Commendation M.L. Loudermilk
Point Loma Naval Base Change of Command Captain Harrison Challenge Coin 7/19/14 Captain Harrison Challenge Coin Jeremy Cook
Point Loma Naval Base Change of Command JAG Corp Challenge Coin 7/19/14 Naval Base POint Loma JAG Challenge Coin Jeremy Cook
FOP National Pipe Band Competition 2014 Crystal Award 5/12/14 Crystal Award ML Loudermilk, Jack Pierce, Ben Kenny, John Quinn, Dave Linder, Dawn Vornholt, Larry Story, Zoeann Dudley, Bob Miller, Tim Carpenter, Greg McKellar, Deb Linder, Harry Dudley
Recognition for multiple services from Jan 2012 to DEC 2013 Meritorious Team Commendation 1 JAN 14 Citation of Award BJ Ferguson, Mike Grest, ML Loudermilk, Greg McKellar, Bob Miller, Jack Pierce, John Quinn, Dawn Vornholt
Recognition for Performances at the British War Graves and the National Law Enforcement Memorial 2013 Certificate of Merit 22 JUL 13 Citation of Award Ken Hines
Recognition for Performances at the British war Graves and the National Law Enforcement Memorial 2013 Meritorious Team Commendation 22 JUL 13 Citation of Award ML Loudermilk, John Quinn, Dawn Vornholt, BJ Ferguson, Dave Morgan, Greg McKellar, Steve Cochran, Harry Dudley, Zoeann Dudley, Chet Strait, Ben Kenney, Michael Doria, Ken Hines, Jeff Burton, Michael Goodwin, Dan Jackson
Recognition for Participation in the Savannah, GA St. Patrick's Day Parade 2013 Meritorious Team Commendation 3 MAR 13 Citation of Award BJ Ferguson, Mike Grest, Dave Linder, ML Loudermilk, Bob Miller, Jack Pierce, John Quinn, Bob Terlisner, Michael Doria, Harry Dudley, Ben Kenney, Josh Obrien, Laura Farmer, DebLinder, Pam Wright, Paul England, Zoeann Dudley, Bill Elliott, Baskin Cooper, Mike Kreynus, Ivan Castro, Pamela Heyward, Tim Monahan, Chuck Farmer
Recognition for Performances at the Coast Guard Festival 2012 Meritorious Team Commendation 20 DEC 12 Citation of Award Michael Carr, Nathan Gardner, Michael Kreynus, Jack Pierce, ML Loudermilk, Dave Linder, Deb Linder, Bob Miller, Harry Dudley, Zoeann Dudley, Michael Doria, Mike Grest, John Quinn, Chet Strait, Jim Taylor, Bill Tubbs, BJ Ferguson, Bill Elliott, Bruce Pierson, Ivan Castro
Recognition for contributions made as a member of the MEC Pupo Support Team Meritorious Team Commendation 21 OCT 12 Citation of Award Michael Doria, Sean Hourigan
For Recognition as Runner Up for the Commodore Greanoff Inspirational Leadership Award Coast Guard Festival Medallion 5 AUG 12 Coast Guard Festival Coin Dave Linder
National Law Enforcement Memorial Events 2012 Letter of Appreciation from CG Chief Public Affairs, Captain R.A. Labrec 31 JUL 12 Letter of Appreciation CDR Ken Hines
National Law Enforcement Memorial Events 2012 and others Meritorious Team Commendation 31 JUL 12 Team Award Ribbon Jack Pierce, ML Loudermilk, Dave Linder, Robert Miller, Michael Doria, Michael Grest, Timothy Monahan, Debra Linder, BJ Ferguson, Zoeann Dudley, John Quinn, Steve Cochran, Jeff Burton, James Taylor, Warren Whitley, Dave Morgan, Ken Hines, Michael Mone, Tracy Alderson, Michael Goodwin, Nicole Tuminello, Colleen Patton, Chet Strait
St Patricks Day Events Savannah, GA 2012 Letter of Appreciation from CG Chief Public Affairs, Captain R. A. Labrec 31 JUL 12 Letter of Appreciation LT Joshua O'Brien
St Patricks Day Events Savannah, GA 2012 Meritorious Team Commendation 09 JUL 12 Team Award Ribbon Laura Farmer, Ben Kenney, Michael Kreynus, Jack Pierce, ML Loudermilk, Dave Linder, Pam Wright, Robert Miller, Harry Dudley, Michael Doria, Michael Grest, Bob Terlisner, Pamela Heyward, Chuck Farmer, Baskin Cooper, Timothy Monahan, Debra Linder, BJ Ferguson, Zoeann Dudley, William Elliott, John Quinn, Paul England, Ivan Castro, Joshua O'Brien
173rd Airborne Casper Platoon Annual Reunion Casper Platoon Commander 01 JUL 12 Casper Platoon Challenge Coin Dean McFarren
Vice Commandant Change of Watch Vice admiral Sally Brice O'Hara 18 MAY 12 Vice Commandants Coin Steve Cochran, Jeff Burton, Michae Doria, Harry Dudley, Zoeann Dudley, Michael Goodwin, Ken Hines, ML Loudermilk, Timothy Monahan, Dave Morgan, Colleen Patton, Chet Strait, Jim Taylor, Nicole Tuminello, Warren Whitley
National Pipe Band Competition Crystal Award 14 MAY 12

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Honor Flights WWII Memorial Certificate of Appreciation 05 MAY 12 Honor Flight Certificate Ken Hines
CGC Stratton Commissioning Ceremony Letter of Appreciation from Commander Pacific Area, Vice Admiral Manson Brown 31 MAR 12 Letter of Appreciation Bill Tubbs, Joe O'Leary, Dean McFarren, Spencer Grinnell
Memorial for Masterchief Christensen C.O. Air Station Sacramento Coin 28 APR 12 C.O. Air station Sacramento Coin Bill Tubbs
Appreciation for Piping at 50th USA Gala NYC Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, USA 07 DEC 2011 JCOS Recognition Tag Michael Doria
Appreciation for Piping at 11th District Auxiliary Memorial Dedication CCGD11 RADM Castillo 11 NOV 2011 D11 Challenge Coin Dean McFarren
Meritorious Service as Piper to the 500th Military Intelligence Brigade LTC David Perrine, USA 31 OCT 2011 Army Achievement Medal Brian Shajari
10 Years Service in the Pipe Band at Grand Haven CG Festival CG Public Service Commendation (Retiree) from RDML Shultz, Director Governmental & Public Affairs 01 AUG 2011 Meritorious Service Commendation Michael Henry
8 Years Service in the Pipe Band at Grand Haven CG Festival CG Public Service Commendation (Retiree) from RDML Shultz, Director Governmental & Public Affairs 01 AUG 2011 Meritorious Service Commendation Kevin Gilheany
6 - 10 Years Service in the Pipe Band at the Grand Haven CG Festival CG Certificate of Merit (Retiree) from RDML Shultz, Director Governmental & Public Affairs 01 AUG 2011 Certificate of Merit Steve Cochran 10 years
Andy Flynn 6 years
Jim Taylor 7 years
2 - 5 Years Service in the Pipe Band at Grand Haven CG Festival CG Certificte of Appreciation (Retiree) from RDML Shultz, Director Governmental & Public Affairs 01 AUG 2011 Certificate of Appreciation Mike Mone 2 years
Jeff Burton 3 years
Dave Costello 4 years
Ben Kenney 5 years
Dave Morgan 5 years
Paul Rothwell 5 years
Steve Young 5 years
Superior Performance of Duty from August 2006 to April 2011 Coast Guard Commendation Medal from RDML Shultz, Director Governmental & Public Affairs 01 AUG 11 Citation to Accompany the Award of CG Commendation Michael Doria
6 or more Years Service in the Pipe Band at Grand Haven CG Festival CG Achievement Medal(Active Duty) from RDML Shultz, Director Governmental & Public Affairs 01 AUG 2011 Coast Guard Achievement Medal Michael Doria - 8 years
6 - 10 Years Service in the Pipe Band at Grand Haven CG Festival CG Auxiliary Achievement Medal (Auxiliarist) from RDML Shultz, Director Governmental & Public Affairs 01 AUG 2011 Auxiliary Achievement Medal Andrew Anderson - 10 years
Nathan Gardner - 9 years
ML Loudermilk - 7 Years
Jim Mulligan - 6 years
Steve Rogers - 8 years
Betty Rogers - 8 years
3 - 5 Years Service in the Pipe Band at Grand Haven CG Festival Auxiliary Letter of Commendation from Rear Admiral Shultz 01 AUG 2011 Auxiliary Letter of Commendation Max Adelson - 4 years
Bruce Blanchard - 5 years
Harry Dudley - 4 years
Zoe Ann Dudley - 3 years
Laura Farmer - 3 years
B.J. Ferguson - 3 years
Joe Foster - 2 years
Theresa Henry - 4 years
Dave Linder - 3 years
Steve Mehal - 3 years
Art Reichling - 4 years
Suzzane Southerland - 3 years
Chet Strait - 5 years
Art Tenney - 5 years
Bob Terlisner - 4 years
Tom White - 3 years
Pam Wright - 4 years
1 or 2 Years Service in the Pipe Band at Grand Haven CG Festival CG Letter of Appreciation from RDML Shultz, Director Governmental & Public Affairs 01 AUG 2011 Letter of Appreciation Tracey Alderson - 1 year
Brian Shajari - 2 years
Michael Carr - 2 years
Michael Coonerty - 1 year
Bill Dell - 1 year
Bill Elliott - 1 year
Johnathan Eudy - 1 year
Chuck Farmer - 2 years
Mike Fink - 1 year
Michel Goodwin - 1 year
Mike Grest - 1 year
Pamela Hayward - 1 year
Eric Heyob - 2 years
Ken Hines - 2 years
JasonHolstead - 1 year
Whit Irwin - 1 year
Philip Kiley - 1 year
Michael Kreynus - 1 year
Debra Linder - 1 year
Sean Lynch - 2 years
Bruce McQueen - 1 year
Bob Miller - 2 years
Samuel Mitchel - 1 year
Keith Munro - 1 year
Ken Oberacker - 1 year
Jack Pierce - 2 years
John Quinn - 2 years
Kevin Ritchie - 2 years
250th NYC St Patrick's Day Parade Letter of Commendation from RDML Shultz, Director Governmental & Public Affairs 01 AUG 11 Letter of Commendation Andrew Bacon
250th NYC St Patrick's Day Parade Meritorious Team Commendation 01 JUN 11 Team Award Ribbon Tracy Alderson, Andrew Bacon, Brett Bigelow, Michael Doria, B.J. Ferguson, Andy Flynn, Mike Grest, Kevin Gilheany, Dave Linder, ML Loudermilk, Dean McFarren, Bob Miller, Mike Mone, Dave Morgan, Joe O'Leary, Colleen Patton, Jack Pierce, John Quinn, Steve Rogers, Brian Shajari, Bob Terlisner, Bill Tubbs, Jeannie Audino, Harry Dudley, Paul England, Ben Kenney, Joshua O'Brien, Betty Rogers, Chet Strait, Laura Farmer, Debra Linder, Pam Wright, Zoeann Dudley, Jim Taylor, Michael Carr, Baskin Cooper, Johnathan Eudy, Sean Hourigan, Phillip Kiley, Mike Kreynus, Troy Krotz, Mitch Paine, Kevin Ritchie, Bill Elliott, Pamela Hayward, Chuck Farmer
250th NYC St Patricks Day Parade Letter of Commendation from Captain Fagan, Commander Sector NY 13 MAY 11 Letter of Commendation Michael Doria
250th NYC St Patrick's Day Parade Letter of Appreciation from Captain Fagan, Commander Sector NY 12 MAY 11 Letter of Appreciation Andrew Bacon
CG1705 Remembrance Ceremony Commandants Coin, Admiral Papp 29 NOV 10 Commandant Admiral Papp's Coin Bill Tubbs
NAVCEN Change of Command 2010 NAVCEN Coin 18 JUN 10 navcen logo CWO Steve Young
Reserve Petty Officer of the Year Ceremony Commandants Coin - ADM Papp JUN 2010 Admiral Papps Coin Michael Doria
Dedication Ceremony for the LT Rittichier Hanger as Air Station Detroit CCGD9 Coin (Rear Admiral Parks) 09 JUN 10 RADM Parks Coin Michael Henry
PSU 301 Homecoming 2010 Meritorious Team Commendation 01 FEB 10 Team Award Ribbon Daniel Chicoine, Johnathan Eudy, Philip Kiley, David Linder, Mike Mone, Kevin Ritchie
CTG 56.5 Change of Command in Kuwait Personalized Command Coin JAN 2010 PSU 301 Challenge Coin Michael Doria
Vice Commandant (VADM Crea) Change of Watch Meritorious Team Commendation 01 SEP 09 Team Award Ribbon ML Loudermilk, Theresa Henry, Drew Bacon, Michael Goodwin, Chet Strait, Michael Doria, Jim Mulligan
Vice Commandant (VADM Crea) Change of Watch Certificate of Merit 01 SEP 09 Meritorious Service Award Michael Henry, Jeff Burton, Dave Costello, Michael Mone, Steve Cochran
Vice Commandant (VADM Crea) Change of Watch Vice Commandant Coin 01 SEP 09 Vice Admiral Crea Coin Michael Henry, Jeff Burton, Dave Costello, Michael Mone, Steve Cochran, Theresa Henry, ML Loudermilk, Drew Bacon, Michael Goodwin, Chet Strait, Michael Doria, Jim Mulligan
Coast Guard Festival 2009 Letter of Appreciation 14 AUG 09 Lieutenant Commander Insignia Max Adelson, Andy Anderson, Steve Cochran, Michael Doria, Harry Dudley, Zoeann Dudley, Johnathan Eudy, Laura Farmer, Chuck Farmer, BJ Ferguson, Andy Flynn, Nathan Gardner, Michael Goodwin, Michael Henry, Ben Kenney, Dave Linder, ML Loudermilk, Sean Lynch, Steve Mehal, Dave Morgan, Kevin Ritchie, Betty Rogers, Steve Rogers, Paul Rothwell, Brian Shajari, Suzie Southerland, Chet Strait, Jim Taylor, Bob Terlisner, Pam Wright
Memorial Service for CWO Bernie Webber Commandant's (Admiral Allen) Challenge Coin 09 MAY 09 Commandant's Coin Bob Terlisner
In appreciation Piping Activities (HQ Visit) MCPOCGR J. Smith's Coin 06 MAR 09 Master Chief Jeff Smith's Coin Michael Doria
In appreciation for all we do as members of the Pipe Band (HQ Visit) VADM Vivien Crea's Coin 06 MAR 09 Vice Commandant Crea's Coin Michael Henry, Theresa Henry, Brian Shajari, Michael Doria
Recognition for Nine years of Piping Service Commendation Medal 05 MAR 09 Coast Guard Commendation Medal Michael Doria
NYC Legacy of Hero's 2008 Meritorious Team Commendation 18 DEC 08 Team Award Ribbon Michael Coonerty, Michael Doria, Tim Marriott, Steve Rogers, Betty Rogers, Brian Shajari, Bob Terlisner, Andrew Bacon, Steve Mehal, Art Reichling, Dan Chicoine, Kathlene Leslie, Jim Mulligan
Veterans Day NYC 2008 LANT Area Commander Coin - VADM Papp NOV 2008 VADM Papp's Coin Michael Doria
NYC Veterans Day Ceremonies 2008 VA Letter of Appreciation 10 NOV 08 VA Seal Those contributing to the efforts that resulted in the Band receiving this Letter of Appreciation include: Michael Coonerty, Michael Doria, Brian Shajari, Bob Terlisner, Kathleen Leslie and Jim Mulligan
LANTAREA COC 2008 Meritorious Team Commendation 08 SEP 08 Team Award Ribbon Blair Sweigart, Chet Strait, Andy Flynn, Michael Doria, Steve Young, Steve Cochran, Bruce Blanchard
St. Patricks Day Parade 2008 Meritorious Team Commendation 15 MAY 08 Team Award Ribbon Bacon, Bigelow, Blanchard, Coonerty, Doria, Gardner, T. Henry, Irwin, Lapinel, Loudermilk, Marriott, Mehal, Mitchel, Morgan, Reichling, B. Rogers, S. Rogers, Shajari, S. Southerland, Strait, Terlisner, White, Wright, Young
St. Patricks Day Parade 2008 Meritorious Service Award 15 MAY 08 Meritorious Service Award Anderson, Burton, Cochran, Dudley, Flynn, Gilheany, M. Henry, Kenney, Mone,
Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal 16 FEB 2008 Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal Steve Cochran
CCDG9 Dining Out 2007 "Thank You" Letter RADM Crowley 22 OCT 07 Rear Admiral Insignia Michael Henry
Coast Guard Festival 2006 Commandants Coin - ADM Allen AUG 2006 Commandant Thad Allen's Coin Michael Doria
Coast Guard Festival 2005 "Thank You" Letter VADM Crea 26 AUG 06 Vice Admiral Insignia Blanchard, Burton, Cochran, Costello, Gardner, Henry, Heyob, Loudermilk, Mulligan, Reichling, S. Rogers, B. Rogers, Rothwell, Shingleton, Thatch, White, Young
Sector Upper Mississippi Commissioning "Thank You" Letter CAPT Englebert 27 APR 06 Captain Insignia Ken Hines, Michael Henry
CCGD5 Change of Command 2005 "Thank You" Letter RADM Hereth 08 JUL 05 Rear Admiral (UH) Insignia Bruce Blanchard, Steve Cochran, Andy Flynn, Michael Henry
ISAR 2004 Meritorious Team Commendtion 25 JAN 05 Team Award Ribbbon Bruce Blanchard, Andy Flynn, Steve Cochran, Steve Young, Jeff Burton
Activities NY CG Day Festivities COTP Personalized Pin MARCH 2003 COTP NYC Pin Michael Doria

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