Coast Guard receives new vice commandant

Coast Guard receives new vice commandant
Vice Adm. Charles Michel WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Vice Adm. Charles Michel formally assumed the role of vice commandant of the Coast Guard during a ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Monday. As vice commandant, Michel will oversee the Coast Guard’s operations, strategic development, organizational governance and management of the service’s more than 58,000 employees and 30,000 volunteers. “I...

HAPPY 220th Birthday Coast Guard!!

WASHINGTON, DC – Coast Guard Vice Commandant, Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara sends out a Coast Guard Day message celebrating the Coast Guard’s 220th birthday on August 4, 2010.

Coast Guard Vice Commandant Change of Watch Scheduled

WASHINGTON – Vice Adm. David Pekoske will be relieved by Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara as vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard during a military change of command watch ceremony on Monday, 11 a.m., at Fort Lesley J. McNair.  Adm. Thad W. Allen will preside over the event. A change of watch ceremony is a time-honored naval tradition, which formally restates the continuity and authority of command...

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.

Vice Admiral David P. Pekoske Official Biography

Vice Admiral David P. Pekoske assumed his duties as Vice Commandant of the United States Coast Guard on August 7, 2009. As second in command and Chief Operating Officer, Vice Admiral Pekoske executes the Commandant’s strategic intent, manages internal organizational governance and serves as the Component Acquisition Executive.

Vice Commandant Change of Watch

On Friday, Vice Admiral Vivian S. Crea was relieved as the Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard by Vice Admiral David P. Pekoske. Below is the message issued by Coast Guard Commandant Adm Thad Allen upon VAMD Crea’s relief.

Coast Guard announces Vice-Commandant change of watch

WASHINGTON – Vice Adm. Vivien S. Crea will step down as the U.S. Coast Guard’s Vice-Commandant during a change of watch ceremony scheduled for Friday, 10 a.m., at the Telecommunications and Information Systems Command, 7323 Telegraph Road, Alexandria, Va.