Chief Petty Officer Deren Perez, seen here competing in the Ninja Warrior games in 2023, was presented with the U.S. Coast Guard's Elite Male Athlete of the Year award by Capt. Nick Simmons, commander of U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia Sector Guam, at the newly relocated recruiting office in Tamuning, Guam, on May 17, 2024. The award, presented on behalf of the U.S. Coast Guard MWR and the Community Services Command, is a testament to his exceptional athletic abilities and his unwavering dedication to his community. (Photo courtesy Chief Petty Officer Deren Perez)

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