Captain Thomas Frosch is a native of Clinton Township, Mich., and graduated from Fraser High School in 1988, where he lettered in football. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., where he also lettered in football, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering in 1992, and was commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy. Tom joined the Blue Angels in November 2012, and serves as Commanding Officer and Flight Leader. He has more than 3,300 flight hours and 830 carrier arrested landings. His decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, two Meritorious Service Medals, two Individual Air Medals with Combat “V” (Six Strike Flight), three Navy Commendation Medals, one with Combat “V,” and numerous unit, campaign, and service awards.