7-Year-Old Honored For Bravery In Rescue By Michael McIntee | December 11, 2010 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Alaska Subscribe to Alaska Follow this author 7-year-old Wyatt Lotzer is honored by the Alaska Coast Guard for his bravery Wyatt Lotzer, 7, is presented an award for bravery by the crew of the MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter who evacuated him and his mother from their grounded skiff in Ugak Bay, Alaska Nov. 21. Wyatt was calm and helpful during the nighttime rescue. He received the award during a school assembly at East Elementary on Kodiak Island, Alaska, Petty Officer 3rd Class Chris Moore, an aviation survival technician at Air Station Kodiak,was lowered from the helicopter to the water, discussed the hoist procedure with the Lotzers and placed mother and son in the rescue basket for return to Kodiak Island. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.