BMCS Adam M. Fredrickson - Officer in Charge
Senior Chief Boatswain’s Mate Fredrickson assumed the duties of Officer in Charge of USCG Station Noyo River on June 21st 2019.
Senior Chief Fredrickson enlisted in the U. S. Coast Guard on September 25, 2001 in Atlantic City, NJ. Upon completion of basic training, he was assigned to USCG Station Wrightsville Beach, NC. His follow on assignments include; USCG Station Siuslaw River, OR; USCGC Baranof, Kingdom of Bahrain; USCG Station Oregon Inlet, NC; National Motor Lifeboat School, WA.
Senior Chief Fredrickson’s most recent assignment was Officer in Charge of USCG Station Manistee, MI. There he supervised the first unit in District Nine to implement the Commandant’s seasonalization initiative. He was responsible for the oversight of Station Manistee and Station Smalls Frankfort and Ludington.
Senior Chief Fredrickson’s awards and decorations include four Coast Guard Commendation Medals (with “O” device), two Coast Guard Achievement Medals (with "O" device), three Coast Guard Letter of Commendations Ribbons (with "O" device), five Coast Guard Good Conduct Medals, Surfman Insignia, Coxswain Insignia, Advanced Boat Force Insignia, and various other awards and decorations.
Senior Chief Fredrickson was born in Toms River, NJ and lived in Manahawkin, NJ where he spent the entirety of his youth before joining the U. S. Coast Guard.
BMC Gabriel L. Tait - Executive Petty Officer
Chief Boatswain Mate Tait assumed the duties of Station Noyo River Executive Petty Officer in Fort Bragg California on May 1, 2017. As the Executive Petty Officer, BMC Tait oversees the unit’s administration duties and oversees the unit’s training department. In addition, BMC Tait serves as the unit personal development coach and boat duty as a certified surfman.
Chief Tait enlisted in the Coast Guard on October 27, 1997 in Visalia, CA. Upon completion of basic training, he was assigned to Coast Guard Cutter CHASE in Long Beach, California. Chief Tait struck Boatswain Mate and was advanced to Third Class Petty Officer in June 2000. His previous assignments include; Coast Guard Station Morro Bay, Morro Bay CA; Coast Guard Station Noyo River, CA; and Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay, Bodega Bay, CA.
Chief Tait has completed the following "C" Schools: Chief Petty Officer Academy Class #250, Small Arms Instructor, Command Security Officer, Search Coordination and Execution, USCG Introduction to Intel, and First Aid and CPR lifesaver course. Chief Tait is a qualified 47’ Motor Life Boat Surfman, RBS Coxswain, Boarding Officer and Firearms Instructor.
Chief Tait’s personal awards include; Four Coast Guard Achievement Medal with an operational distinguishing device, one Commandant letter of Commendation ribbon with an operational distinguishing device, Six Coast Guard Good Conduct Medals, and numerous other personal and service awards. He has earned his Surfman insignia and is Surfman number 413 in the Surfman register.