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...

Coast Guard Commandant Designated National Incident Commander for Continued Response to BP Oil Spill

As part of the designation of the BP Oil Spill as a Spill of National Significance, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced that U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Thad Allen will serve as the National Incident Commander for the administration’s continued, coordinated response—providing additional authority and oversight in leveraging every available resource...