Coast Guard commandant speaks at Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony in Baltimore

BALTIMORE — Admiral Robert Papp, commandant of the Coast Guard, spoke at a ceremony recognizing the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the 25th anniversary of the decommissioning of the Coast Guard Cutter Roger B. Taney here Wednesday. The Taney, which has been displayed in Baltimore as a museum and memorial since 1987, was one of the U.S. fighting ships in Pearl Harbor...

Video – Coast Guard Commandant Norwich Bulletin Interview

Norwich, CT – Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert Papp visited his hometown of Norwich, Connecticut today and took time out of his busy schedule to sit down with the editorial staff of the Norwich Bulletin. Admiral Papp, who delivered the Bulletin for 6 years in his youth , discussed the Coast Guards role in the war on terror, the challenges facing the service as it struggles to accomplish...

Admiral Papp Testifies Before Congress on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

Washinton – Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert Papp testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee, along with the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Chiefs of the other four Armed Services. The purpose of the hearing was to allow the Committee to collect the Services’ views on the findings of the Report examining the impacts of repealing the law known as “Don’t...

Commandants Independence Day Message – Standing the Watch

Washington, DC – Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr, Commandant of the Coast Guard, releases both a video along with the traditional Independence Day message to the men and women of the Service July 1, 2010. Both are included below.

Admiral Papp on the Gulf Oil Spill: “Every day is a Monday down here”

Gulf of Mexico – On his third visit to the Gulf coast region, Admiral Robert Papp, the Commandant of Coast Guard spent a few minutes with Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Hackley, conveying a message to the responders and discussing the Coast Guard’s role in the effort.