ADM Papp rallies the Coast Guard

Earlier this week, we brought you Admiral Bob Papp’s first hand account of the ongoing Coast Guard role in the Deepwater Horizon Response. Moments ago, Admiral Papp sent an All Hands e-mail to the men and women of the service […]


ADM Papp updates from the Gulf of Mexico

Yesterday, Admiral Bob Papp, Commandant of the Coast Guard, spent the first of what will be three days touring Coast Guard operations in support of the Deepwater Horizon Response. It was a busy day of fly-overs, meeting with Coasties and […]


Papp Provides Forces, Logistics for Gulf Spill Response

Adm. Bob Papp, commandant, U.S. Coast Guard, is working this week to fine tune Coast Guard support to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill response effort. One immediate result of Papp’s trip is the transfer of Federal On-Scene Coordinator duties between […]


ADM Papp’s Memorial Day message

Earlier today, Admiral Papp released the following ALCOAST in recognition of Memorial Day and in honor of “the sacrifice of our fellow Coast Guardsmen who gave their lives in service to our nation.” SUBJ: Commandant’s Memorial Day Message 1. Shipmates, […]


ADM Papp on CG social media

As many of you have likely noticed, the U.S. Coast Guard homepage got a face lift earlier this week in conjunction with the Commandant Change of Command. The decidedly social media look and feel of this latest evolution of our service’s web presence […]


ADM Papp defines guiding principles

Last night, Admiral Papp laid out the principles by which he will guide the Coast Guard over the next four years in an all hands e-mail following up on themes he presented in his change of command address earlier this […]


Change of Watch: Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard

Earlier today, Admiral Thad Allen presided over the second of three change of watch ceremonies that will culminate in the Commandant Change of Command ceremony as the Coast Guard bids welcome to a new leadership team. During today’s Change of […]


Change of Watch: Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve Force

On Saturday, Admiral Thad Allen presided over the first of three change of watch ceremonies that will culminate in the Commandant Change of Command ceremony as the Coast Guard bids welcome to a new leadership team. During Saturday’s Change of Watch, […]