Virgin Islander, Keo L. Brown, a Coast Guard Operational Specialist Technician stationed aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James received an Achievement Award for superior performance from July 2019 to July 2022. According to a release from the Coast Guard, Todd D. Vance, the cutter’s Commanding Officer, recognized Petty Officer Brown for his accomplishments last month when the vessel was docked in the port of Charleston, South Carolina. Petty Officer Brown’s commendable achievements include a demonstration of his exceptional knowledge in singlehandedly rebuilding the cutter’s communications suite while underway at sea, thus maintaining the National Security Cutter’s ability to remain on mission while deployed to the Eastern Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. In the Fall of 2021, Petty Officer Brown also developed a robust command and control training curriculum for the cutter’s first counter-narcotics patrol.
📸: U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Keo L. Brown (U.S. Coast Guard photo)
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