We Are Coast Guardsmen

We Are Coast Guardsmen
On Thursday, May 29th, then Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp issued ALCOAST (all Coast Guard) 234/14. Today, Admiral Papp was relieved as Commandant by Admiral Paul F. Zukunft. We reprint below the full text of his message to the Coast Guard. ALCOAST 234/14 COMDTNOTE 1000 SUBJ: SHIPMATES 29 AND FINAL: WE ARE COAST GUARDSMEN. Shipmates, four years ago we set the watch and committed ourselves to...

Adm. Zukunft assumes command of Coast Guard

Adm. Zukunft assumes command of Coast Guard
WASHINGTON – Adm. Paul F. Zukunft assumed command as the 25th commandant of the Coast Guard today, relieving Adm. Bob Papp during a military ceremony at the Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building. “Adm. Papp’s leadership and resolve have left an indelible mark on the service,” said Zukunft. “The Coast Guard is more proficient, more capable and more resilient due to his contributions...

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp delivers his final State of the Coast Guard Address

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp delivers his final State of the Coast Guard Address
WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp delivered his final State of the Coast Guard address at Coast Guard Headquarters, St. Elizabeths Campus, Washington, D.C., Wednesday. Papp provided an overview of programs and issues of the last four years and also looked ahead to what the Coast Guard may face in the future. Emphasizing that this year the Coast Guard became the first military...

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp to deliver the annual State of the Coast Guard Address

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp to deliver the annual State of the Coast Guard Address
WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp will deliver the 2014 State of the Coast Guard Address Feb. 26, 2014, in the Cdr. Raymond J. “Ray” Evans Conference Center at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The State of the Coast Guard Address is an annual speech delivered by the commandant to provide a current overview of the service and to outline his priorities...

Coast Guard recognizes top enlisted, reserve enlisted and civilian performers

Coast Guard recognizes top enlisted, reserve enlisted and civilian performers
WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt meritoriously advanced the 2012 Coast Guard Enlisted Person of the Year and 2012 Reserve Enlisted Person of the Year to chief petty officers at a ceremony held Friday at Coast Guard Headquarters. Petty Officer 1st Class Benjamin Snider, the 2012 Enlisted Person of the Year,...

Commandants Message on the Death of Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne III

Commandants Message on the Death of Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne III
  The below message is from Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp’s All Hands e-mail sent out on Dec. 2, 2012 and is reprinted from the Coast Guard Compass, official blog of the U.S. Coast Guard: To the men and women of the United States Coast Guard: It is with deep regret and sadness that I report the loss of Chief Boatswain’s Mate Terrell Horne, the Executive Petty Officer of CGC HALIBUT,...

Coast Guard Commandant testifies before House, Senate subcommittees

WASHINGTON — Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security on the “Coast Guard’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Request,” Tuesday. Papp is scheduled to appear before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and the Coast Guard, Wednesday, at 2:30 p.m. and is also scheduled...

Happy 71st Anniversary to the Coast Guard Reserve

Adm. Bob Papp, Coast Guard Commandant and Master Chief Mark Allen, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve Force announce the 71st anniversary of the Coast Guard Reserve, Feb. 19, 2012. U.S. Coast Guard video by Telfair Brown, Sr. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); });

Video – Happy Holidays from the Coast Guard

A Happy Holidays video message from Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp from aboard Coast Guard Cutter Monomoy. “Let It Snow” performed by the Coast Guard Band. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelly Parker. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); });