USCG Captain Wins Public Service Award
Retired U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Captain Charles E. Mathieu was awarded the Coast Guard Distinguished Public Service Award.
The award is considered the highest public recognition which the Commandant of the USCG may award, other than the Gold and Silver Lifesaving Medals.
Capt. Mathieu was cited for outstanding contributions to the USCG and the world maritime community in the field of marine safety while serving as professor at World Maritime University from July 1983 through December 1990.
The World Maritime University is a project initiated in 1983 to educate government officials involved in maritime affairs to further the goals of the International Maritime Organization of safer ships and cleaner oceans.
Capt. Mathieu served as professor and as a member of the management body from its opening in July 1983.