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FRC 35 Angela McShan Commissioned on October 26 - VIDEO

Published Thursday, October 31, 2019

FRC 35 Angela McShan was commissioned in Cape May, NJ on October 26, 2019 and is the third Fast Response Cutter to be home-ported at the United States Coast Guard base in Cape May. Each FRC is named for an enlisted Coast Guard hero who distinguished him or herself in the line of duty. This vessel is named after Coast Guard Hero Angela McShan. MCPO McShan was a pioneer for women and African Americans. She was the first African American woman to be promoted to Master Chief Petty Officer. She served over two decades with great devotion and is remembered as an exemplary leader and professional. She inspired the many she trained, and has been described as a positive, kind and motivational person. MCPO McShan was a stellar performer, mentor teacher, and inspirational leader. The Master Chief Angela M. McShan Inspirational Leadership Award was established in her memory.

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