Facebook Q&A: 1st year as Commandant

Facebook Q&A: 1st year as Commandant
As he marks one year of service as Commandant, Adm. Paul Zukunft participated in a video Q&A on his Facebook page. Take a look at the video to hear directly from the Commandant on his views relating to the budget realities of today, manning challenges at stations across the country and who he’d like to have over for dinner.

Coast Guard commandant testifies before House subcommittee

WASHINGTON — The commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Adm. Robert J. Papp, Jr., testified Tuesday before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation about the Coast Guard’s acquisition program. The subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Frank LoBiondo, received testimony detailing the progress of the Coast Guard Acquisitions program and highlights...

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 Stands Ready For Challenges, Commandant Says

By Ian Graham WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard stands ready to confront current and future challenges, said Adm. Thad W. Allen, commandant of the service. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); });

Video – Coast Guard State of the Union Address

Washington – U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, as part of the press club’s distinguished speakers series, to outline the service’s goals and priorities for 2010 in his fourth and final State of the Coast Guard address. Video by the National Press Club googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard Commandant to deliver State of the Coast Guard address

WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen, is scheduled to speak at the National Press Club in Washington, as part of the press club’s distinguished speakers series, to outline the service’s goals and priorities for 2010 in his fourth and final State of the Coast Guard address on Feb. 12 at 12:30 p.m.

Coast Guard Commandant Announces Incoming Leadership Team

Washington – Coast Guard Commandant Thad W. Allen announced today the members of the services leadership team that will take over when he is relieved as Commandant by Vice Admiral Robert Papp on May 25.

Coast Guard Commandant Addresses Guardians on Haiti – video

WASHINGTON – Coast Guard Commandant, Adm. Thad W. Allen delivers an address at Coast Guard Headquarters today, praising the Coast Guard for its actions in assisting the people of Haiti who were affected by the recent earthquake, Jan. 27, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 1st Class Kip Wadlow googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); });

Coast Guard Commandant to Lead Interagency Arctic awareness trip

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard Commandant, in coordination with White House and federal agency officials, will be traveling throughout the Arctic region, Aug. 17-21, to participate in the new Ocean Policy Task Force, observe ongoing activities and meet with local and indigenous community leaders and industry representatives.