Coast Guard holds Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard change-of-watch ceremony

Coast Guard holds Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard change-of-watch ceremony
CAPE MAY, N.J. — Master Chief Petty Officer Steven W. Cantrell assumed the duties of the master chief petty officer of the Coast Guard during a change-of-watch ceremony Thursday morning at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May. During the ceremony, overseen by Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr., Cantrell relieved Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt to become...

Coast Guard to hold Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard change-of-watch ceremony

 Coast Guard to hold Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard change-of-watch ceremony
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Master Chief Petty Officer Steven W. Cantrell is scheduled to assume the duties of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard during a change-of-watch ceremony at 10 a.m. Thursday May 22, 2014 at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J. During the ceremony, overseen by Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr., Cantrell will relieve Master Chief Petty Officer of...

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp to Receive Arleigh Burke Award

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp to Receive Arleigh Burke Award
ARLINGTON, Va. — U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr. will receive the 2014 Admiral Arleigh Burke Leadership Award at this year’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition. Selected for his “outstanding leadership, personal integrity, professional achievement and unselfish dedication to America,” Papp will be presented with Navy League’s highest honor at the Sea-Air-Space Banquet on April...

Coast Guard Commandant Details Arctic Security Issues

Coast Guard Commandant Details Arctic Security Issues
By Karen Parrish – American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON – At a recent conference, a Defense Department participant said the Arctic doesn’t represent a security threat for at least the next decade, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr. said last week. “The Coast Guard has … a much wider aperture,” he added. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Commandant says Coast Guard’s Wide-ranging Mission Set Increasing

Commandant says Coast Guard’s Wide-ranging Mission Set Increasing
By Karen Parrish – American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, – If something touches the nation’s waters, the “multi-mission” Coast Guard probably has some responsibility for it, according to that service’s only four-star officer. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr. told the Pentagon Channel and American Forces Press Service the complex mission set has evolved over the service’s...

Coast Guard Commandant testifies on budget to Senate subcommittee

WASHINGTON — The commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Adm. Robert J. Papp, Jr., testified Thursday before the Senate Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard Subcommittee on the Fiscal Year 2012 Coast Guard budget. The subcommittee, chaired by Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska., received testimony detailing Coast Guard’s current operations and the critical need to replace the Coast Guard’s...

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.

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...

Admiral Papp Receives Naval War College Distinguished Graduate Leadership Award

NEWPORT, R.I. – Adm. Robert J. Papp, Jr., of the United States Coast Guard, accepted the 2010 Distinguished Graduate Leadership Award from the Naval War College (NWC) during a ceremony held at the Washington Navy Yard on May 6.