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United States Coast Guard
News Release
Friday, March 02, 2018

Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi Valent Hall opens with dedication ceremony

In the photos: Adm. Paul F. Zunkuft, Coast Guard commandant, gives opening remarks and introductions during the Valent Hall dedication ceremony at Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi on Mar. 2, 2018.

Valent Hall is named after Chief Boatswain's Mate Pablo Valent who was the recipient of the Coast Guard's Silver Lifesaving Medal following a heroic rescue on Sept. 16, 1919 of an eight-man crew during a deadly hurricane. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Paul F. Zunkuft, Coast Guard commandant, honors Petty Officer 3rd Class Josh Carlsen during the Valent Hall dedication ceremony at Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi on Mar. 2, 2018. Carlsen, an aviation survival technician, was recognized for saving 68 people during the Coast Guard’s response to Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Edward Wargo.

Adm. Paul F. Zunkuft, Coast Guard commandant, shakes hands with Adolfo Garza, who represented the Valent family, after unveiling the official Valent Hall plaque during the Valent Hall dedication ceremony at Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi on Mar. 2, 2018. Valent Hall is named after Chief Boatswain's Mate Pablo Valent who was the recipient of the Coast Guard's Silver Lifesaving Medal following a heroic rescue on Sept. 16, 1919 of an eight-man crew during a deadly hurricane. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Edward Wargo.

Coast Guard members render salute for the National Anthem during the Valent Hall dedication ceremony at Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi on Mar. 2, 2018. Valent Hall is named after Chief Boatswain's Mate Pablo Valent who was the recipient of the Coast Guard's Silver Lifesaving Medal following a heroic rescue on Sept. 16, 1919 of an eight-man crew during a deadly hurricane. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Edward Wargo.




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