Man Earns USCG Lifesaving Medal

Capt. Gordon Loebl, commander, Coast Guard Sector New York, presents George Chait with the Silver Lifesaving Medal May 20, 2013, at Battery Park, N.Y.Chait was awarded the Silver Lifesaving Medal for his heroic action while attempting to rescue a couple caught in a rip current in Savannah Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, Jan. 6, 2012. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Himes.

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