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Tag: FRC

Jan. 26, 2024

Rollin Fritch — Silver Star hero of Attack Transport Callaway

“Rollin Fritch’s devotion to duty reminds us how to conduct ourselves aboard this ship. He manned his gun until the very end.” — Lt. Jason McCarthey, Cutter Rollin Fritch’s first commanding officer

Jan. 19, 2024

Coast Guard hero, FRC namesake Charles Sexton

"It has long been understood that the Coast Guard faces danger every day, but that could not be more true than a day on the Columbia River Bar" - Chief Quartermaster Bill Segelken

Jan. 20, 2023

The Long Blue Line: Forrest Rednour—World War II rescue swimmer and FRC namesake

. . . his courageous disregard for his own personal safety in a situation of grave peril was in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.    Navy & Marine Corps Medal citation, Ship’s Cook 2nd Class Forrest O. RednourForrest Oren Rednour was born May 13, 1923, in Cutler, Illinois. He enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard

July 14, 2022

Coast Guard Reserve WWII heroes lend their names to two newest FRCs

Fast Response Cutters carry the Scheuerman and Goldman legacies

Sept. 10, 2021

The Long Blue Line: Vincent Danz—9/11 hero and FRC namesake

Others lived due to his heroic efforts. Here's the story of PS2 Vincent G. Danz.

Sept. 9, 2021

The Long Blue Line: Jeffrey Palazzo—a 9/11 Coast Guard hero’s story

After her husband perished saving lives on 9/11, Lisa Palazzo adopted a son who now carries his name - and continues his tradition of Coast Guard service.

Aug. 5, 2021

Frontline Focus: Future Maritime Center of Excellence to transform U.S. Coast Guard Coast Guard Academy waterfront in New London, Connecticut, and more.

Frontline Focus: Future Maritime Center of Excellence to transform CGA waterfront; U.S. Coast Guard commissions 3 Fast Response Cutters in Guam; USCG, Royal Bahamas Defense Force conduct international port security engagement; Coast Guard breaks ground on new cutter support facility at Base Los Angeles/Long Beach; Coast Guard Cutter Dependable crewmembers return home in Virginia Beach, Virginia, following 29-day patrol.

June 3, 2021

Frontline Focus

The Coast Guard is scheduled to make major changes to waterways, and Seventh District crews rescue diver in distress in U.S. Virgin Islands