Civil Rights Awards Recipients

Coast Guard Civil Rights Awards help to maximize the Service's overall mission effectiveness through recognition of members' accomplishments and contributions to Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity in underserved communities and Partnership in Education (PIE) programs. Anyone within the Coast Guard can nominate someone who is deserving of its Civil Rights awards. Visit the Coast Guard Civil Rights Awards Page for a list of the awards and for more information.


2023 Civil Rights Awards Recipients


Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) Uniformed Services Award
ALCOAST 170/23

CAPT Eva Van Camp
Commander, Sector Long Island Sound


National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award
ALCOAST 261-23

LT Andre Jones Butler
Safety Officer, Aviation Projects Acquisition Center, Air Station Elizabeth City


League of United Latin American Citizens Excellence in Public Service Award
ALCOAST 263-23

Chief Petty Officer Craig E. McCrodden
Chief Avionics Electrical Technician, Aviation Projects Acquisition Center, Air Station Elizabeth City,


Blacks in Government Military Meritorious Service Award
ALCOAST 338-23

LT Avierre Conner
Marine Inspector, USCG Sector New Orleans



LATINA Style Distinguished Military Service Award
ALCOAST 350-23


       MST2 Rosa Gomes Gavidia                                 IS1 Monserrat Lazaro Rivera                               Lt. j.g. Melanie Arroyave         
Sector Juneau                                                        District 14 (D14)                                                  Sector Virginia