Richard Dixon

Coast Guard Heroes: Richard Dixon

This Compass series chronicles the first 14 heroes the Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters have been named for. These men and women, who stood the watch before us, lived extraordinary lives as they lit the way for sailors in times past, […]

Passing of a Coast Guard hero

Last month the Coast Guard family lost a true hero. Senior Chief Richard Dixon was a rare¬†two-time recipient of the Coast Guard Medal, one of our nation’s highest non-combat honors.¬†Click here to read Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast […]