USA. Coast Guard Foundation President Recognized for Dedicated Service

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Jennifer Crowley Fyke Senior Director of Communications

Coast Guard Foundation

Rus Graham

Rushton Gregory Communications


Anne B. Brengle Presented with Coast Guard Distinguished Public Service Award New York City, NY–The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that at the 36th Annual Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard, which was held in New York City October 6th, President Anne B. Brengle was recognized with the Coast Guard Distinguished  Public Service Award.

The award was read by Coast Guard Foundation vice-chairman of the Board of Trustees, RADM James Van Sice, USCG (Ret.) and was presented by Admiral Paul Zukunft, commandant and Admiral Charles Michel, vice commandant.

This Award is one of the highest public recognitions that the commandant may give to civilians.

The Award was presented to Brengle in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the  Service.

Throughout her nine-year tenure, Brengle displayed compassionate leadership, strategic foresight, and executive acumen that inspired marked improvements in quality of life and mission effectiveness for Coast Guard members and their families around the world.

Brengle’s exceptional professionalism, leadership, and devotion to the men and women of the Service are in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Coast Guard. “I have been fortunate enough to be a part of a devoted team whose driving mission has been to provide assistance to the brave men and women of the Coast Guard,” said Anne Brengle, president, Coast Guard Foundation. “

These service members are selfless and professional in the execution of their duties and we at the Foundation honor that proud COAST GUARD FOUNDATION PRESIDENT  RECOGNIZED FOR DEDICATION TO THE SERVICE

heritage. It is humbling to accept this award and I thank the Commandant, Vice

Commandant and all the members of the Coast Guard, past and present, for their service.”

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About The Coast Guard Foundation

For 45 years, the Coast Guard Foundation has been committed to inspiring leadership, education and a proud legacy of service to our nation by supporting the men and women of the United States Coast Guard. The Foundation provides college scholarships to enlisted members, their spouses and their children, scholarships and support for families of Coast Guard members lost in the line of duty, and support for morale programs, including funding recreation, exercise and family-oriented facilities. The Coast Guard

Foundation is headquartered in Stonington, Connecticut, where it maintains a staff of 13, with regional offices in the New York City

area and St. Petersburg, Florida. To learn more about the Coast Guard Foundation or to help support its work, please visit

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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 12 October 2016 )