Capt. Quentin R. Walsh, USCG, led a small group of US sailors and soldiers to secure the port of Cherbourg and help ensure success of the Normandy Invasion on D-Day.  Read more about Capt. Walsh’s heroism.  Walsh settled in Denton after retiring from the Coast Guard.

Capt. Walsh displays the Navy Cross received for heroism during D-Day Operations.

The U.S. Navy has named a future guided-missile destroyer in honor of Capt. Walsh.  This is he first time an Arleigh
Burke-class ship will honor a member of the Coast Guard.  Read more.