Tag: Richard Dixon

Coast Guard Heroes: Richard Dixon

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, braved gunfire in times of war and rescued those in peril at sea. As Coast

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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 Guard Skip Bowen‘s tribute to Senior Chief Dixon on the All Hands blog.