CWO John Rice and his wife, Anne, are presented the U.S. Navy League’s 2013 Captain David H. Jarvis Inspirational Leadership Award by Rear Adm. Karl Schultz, commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Working for the present, building leaders for the future

“In every way [Chief Warrant Officer John Rice] epitomizes what we look for in our leaders and is the gold standard for commitment, professionalism, leadership and character,” said Cmdr. Tony Russell, Boutwell’s former executive officer. “Notable as his tangible impacts were, one cannot truly appreciate the magnitude of his contributions without seeing the way he cares for, nurtures, trains and challenges this crew – in his division and beyond.”