SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – A shock award for Chatham County Sheriff John Wilcher.
The commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard and Division of Homeland Safety introduced the Meritorious Public Service Award to him on Thursday.
The award comes after the sheriff’s workplace allowed particular brokers to make use of their coaching facility through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sheriff Wilcher says he thought that he was going to observe the coast guard decommission a ship at present. As a substitute, he was honored with an award.
“I’ve all the time taken beneath advisement after I took workplace to assist individuals on this group and the Coast Guard is a part of the group. The Air Power, every other army base right here is all the time part of the group similar to the opposite businesses right here so it’s simply one thing that we do. We wish to ensure that all people will get the right coaching and the right place to do the coaching in order that they will higher themselves,” Sheriff Wilcher mentioned.
Sheriff Wilcher says it was an important honor to obtain the award.
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