SAILOR OF THE YEAR 2014
DC1 Anthony Sanchez
Petty Officer Sanchez is assigned to the Engineering Department aboard USCGC DEPENDABLE (WMEC 626) where he serves as an Engineer of the Watch (EOW) and Ship Fire Marshall. His collateral duties include Leadership and Diversity Advisory Council President, Lead Petty Officer, and Ship’s Fire Marshall. Petty Officer Young’s qualifications onboard DEPENDABLE include: In-port and Underway EOW, Fire Marshall, Damage Control Training Team Member, and On-Scene Leader.
Petty Officer Sanchez grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He entered the Coast Guard in 2003. Petty Officer Sanchez started his career onboard CGC MIDGETTE out of Seattle, Washington before attending Damage Control (DC) “A” school.