Retired Admiral Thad Allen to serve as Coast Guard Academy Leadership Chair

Retired Admiral Thad Allen to serve as Coast Guard Academy Leadership Chair
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); NEW LONDON, Conn. – Adm. Thad W. Allen has been named the next James S. Tyler Distinguished Chair in Leadership Development at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Allen, who retired in 2010 as the 23rd Commandant of the Coast Guard, is probably best known for his performance directing the federal response...

Admiral Papp Assumes Command of the United States Coast Guard

WASHINGTON – Adm. Robert J. Papp, Jr., assumed command as the 24th commandant of the Coast Guard today, relieving Adm. Thad W. Allen during a military ceremony at Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, D. C.

Defense Secretary Gates Praises Outgoing Coast Guard Commandant

WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today praised outgoing Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad W. Allen for his close working relationship with the military, and said he looks forward to a similar relationship with Allen’s successor, Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr.

Coast Guard Vice Commandant Change of Watch Scheduled

WASHINGTON – Vice Adm. David Pekoske will be relieved by Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara as vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard during a military change of command watch ceremony on Monday, 11 a.m., at Fort Lesley J. McNair.  Adm. Thad W. Allen will preside over the event. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A change of watch ceremony...

Change of Command Ceremony Scheduled for Coast Guard Commandant

WASHINGTON – Adm. Thad W. Allen will be relieved by Adm. Robert J. Papp, Jr., as commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard during a military change of command ceremony scheduled for Tuesday, 11 a.m., at Fort Lesley J. McNair.  Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will preside over the event. A change of command ceremony is a time-honored naval tradition, which formally restates the...

Coast Guard Commandant meets with U.S. Embassy and Dominican Republic officials in Santo Domingo

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Adm. Thad W. Allen, completed a two-day visit Monday with U.S. Embassy and Dominican Armed Forces senior military officials in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Coast Guard Uses ‘Social Media’ to Tell Its Story

By Navy Lt. Jennifer Cragg Special to American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, DC – The Coast Guards top officer discussed plans to adopt social-media practices to modernize the Coast Guard and increase the organization’s transparency in a teleconference yesterday with bloggers and online journalists. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad W. Allen spoke about ways the Coast Guard plans to use social-media...