Prestigious Award Given to Coast Guard

MAY 24, 2005 -- The Wrightsville Beach Coast Guard has another prestigious award to hang on their walls.

The Wrightsville Beach unit was given the Kimball Award Tuesday.

The award is given to the top ten percent of the units across the country. This is the guard's third Kimball Award in just five years.

The award is intended to recognize crew and equipment excellence. Mayor Avery Roberts was in attendance for the award ceremony.