Oren Medal

ORENThe Oren Medal is named in honor of Rear Adm. John B. Oren, U.S. Coast Guard.

Presented for outstanding contribution to military engineering by a civilian or military member of the U.S. Coast Guard. This medal was first presented in 1968.

Criteria: Outstanding contribution to military engineering through achievement in design, construction, administration, research, or development.

Eligibility: Regular or reserve U.S. Coast Guard officer in an active, inactive, or retired status; or a U.S. Coast Guard civilian employee, or retiree, of equivalent grade.


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  • 2012 Lt. John C. Adams, USCG
  • 2011 Cdr. Jason Beatty, USCG
  • 2010 Lt. Laura Smolinski, USCG
  • 2009 Tony van Winden
  • 2008 Lt. Cdr. Andrew Brown, USCG
  • 2007 Col. Douglas R. Sundstrom, P.E., CFM, USMC (Ret.)
  • 2006 Capt. Dale E. Walker, USCG (Ret.)
  • 2005
  • 2004 Lt. Cmdr. Benjamin L. Davis, USCG
  • 2003 David M. Hammond
  • 2003 Lt. Cmdr. James J. Dempsey, USCG
  • 2002 Lt. Michael J. Ennis, USCG
  • 2001 Lt. T. Wade Gesele, USCG
  • 2001 Debra Chinn, P.E.
  • 2000 Lt. Jon Hickey, P.E., USCG
  • 1999 Lt. John P. Slaughter, USCG
  • 1998 Cmdr. Brian S. White, USCG
  • 1997 Lt. Cmdr. Andrew P. Kimos, USCG
  • 1996 Alfred A. Jacobs
  • 1995 Lt. Cmdr. Patrick W. Barnes, USCG
  • 1994 Cmdr. John C. Miller, USCG
  • 1993 Linda Lefkovitz
  • 1992 Lt. Cmdr. Daniel R. May, USCG
  • 1991 Cmdr. Richard A. Koehler, USCG
  • 1990 Frank Madison
  • 1989 Lt. Christopher D. Mills, USCG
  • 1988 Cmdr. John Malmrose, USCG
  • 1987 Cmdr. Richard E. Cox, USCG
  • 1986 Lt. Thomas H. Briggs, USCG
  • 1985 Bob D. Lamm
  • 1984 Lt. Cmdr. James M. Seagraves, USCG
  • 1983 Lt. Cmdr. James M. Sherman, USCG
  • 1982 David Lebofsky
  • 1981 Lt. Cmdr. Gregory H. Magee, USCG
  • 1980 Cmdr. Harry Tiffany, USCG
  • 1979 Martin J. Boivin
  • 1978 Dr. Robert G. Boggs
  • 1977 Raquel McAllister
  • 1976 Hisashi Imanaka
  • 1975 Cmdr. John R. Wells, Jr., USCG
  • 1974 Cmdr. Walter E. Peterson, USCG
  • 1973 Robert G. Stafford
  • 1972 Byron J. Clark
  • 1971 Lt. Cmdr. K.L. Reichelt, USCG
  • 1970 Gerald B. O'Hara
  • 1969 Jonah Muck (posthumous)
  • 1968 Glen E. Logan
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