Petty Officer 3rd Class Jesse Sanchez pauses for a photo in front of a HC-130 Hercules airplane at Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, March 3, 2015. Sanchez, an aviation maintenance technician, was recently awarded the Lt. Robert A. Perchard award for his outstanding work at the air station. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Diana Honings.

Perchard Award: July – December 2014

Twice a year, Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak recognizes four air station members for their exemplary performance and superior technical, aviation, professional, and leadership abilities with three Lt. Robert A. Perchard Memorial Trophies and one General Service Award.