Continuing Rick's Legacy of Service.

A Note from Rear Admiral Shep Smith, NOAA, ret.

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The Richard T. Brennan Fair Winds Memorial Foundation (RTB Fair Winds) was incorporated in 2021 to honor RDML Richard T. Brennan’s spirit of inquiry and passionate leadership by fostering future leaders, visionaries, and problem-solvers with support for higher education, and helping to heal grieving children who have suffered a traumatic loss.

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Rick believed in the value of a living education. Opportunities are available for academic and camp scholarships for those who share Rick's love of learning.

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Rick Brennan at Sea

Explore. Learn. Lead. Heal.

  • Explore with inquiry.
  • Learn with enthusiasm.
  • Lead with passion.
  • Heal with heart.

News & Events

NOAA's Office of Coast Survey Announces Brennan Matching Fund Opportunity

NOAA's Office of Coast Survey Announces Brennan Matching Fund Opportunity

The Brennan Matching Fund kicked off in 2021 in honor of NOAA Rear Admiral Richard Brennan, a supporter of all things integrated ocean and coastal mapping. Coast Survey invites non-federal entities to partner with NOAA on jointly funded projects of mutual interest. Proposals and statements of interest are due on September 30, 2022.

A Note of Support from Dr. Larry Mayer

A Note of Support from Dr. Larry Mayer

A Note from Dr Larry Mayer