Fleet Readiness Center Southeast

Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) is an American Naval aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul facility located on Naval Air Station Jacksonville with a detachment on Naval Station Mayport and Naval Air Station Key West.

Fleet Readiness Center Southeast
Active1940 - Present
BranchUS Navy
Commanding OfficerCAPT Trent Demoss
Executive OfficerCOL. Frederick Schenk
Command Master ChiefCMDCM Donald Henderson


FRCSE works on the rework of engines, components, and ground support equipment, plus other support functions vital to the Fleet. Aircraft FRCSE works on include F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet, Air Force and Navy H-60 helicopter variants and P-3C Orions.[1] FRCSE works with several organizations such as the Defense Logistics Agency to combat delays in the supply chain.[2] In 2017, FRCSE held a change of command welcoming a new commanding officer, Capt. Trent Demoss and a new executive officer, Col. Frederick Schenk.[3] In 2018, FRCSE passed an inspection with a high score of 98.6 out of 100, a grand achievement for a naval facility.[4] FRCSE is currently the largest industrial employer in Jacksonville metropolitan area and Southeastern Georgia.[5]


FRCSE employs 3,000 civilian employees, 1,000 contractors and 1,000 military personnel from the Navy and Marine Corps.

Past CommandersEdit

  • Rear Admiral Timothy S. Matthews (July 2007 - July 2009)
  • Rear Admiral Paul Sohl (July 2009 - July 2011)
  • Captain Robert Caldwell (July 2011 - July 2013)

See alsoEdit