Admiral Papp and General Amos

#SAS12: Sea-Air-Space Expo

This week, the largest maritime exposition in the United States is taking place in the nation’s capital and the Coast Guard is center stage. Since 1965, the Sea-Air-Space Exposition has brought together the U.S. sea services, private-sector companies and key […]


Master Chief Hearn

Guardian of the Week – Master Chief Steven Hearn

Do you think you are a “salty” member of the United States Coast Guard? Well think again. How about 22 years, 2 months and 15 days of sea time; that is what it would take to be considered the “saltiest,” […]


President Obama

President Obama wishes Coast Guard happy birthday

Today is a special day for our nation. As the Coast Guard celebrates its birthday, so does the President of the United States, Barack Obama. The President honored the Coast Guard men and women stationed across the Gulf Coast, the […]


Commandant’s Coast Guard Day Message

Shipmates, today, as it is our custom, we celebrate on the 4th day of August, the anniversary of the establishment of our Service. The creation of the Revenue Cutter Service closely followed the birth of our Nation. Two hundred and twenty years ago today, or only fourteen years after the date of the Declaration of Independence, President George Washington signed an act of the First Congress providing for the creation of the Revenue Cutter Service.


Commandant honors Enlisted Persons of the Year

The 2009 Active Duty and Reserve Enlisted Persons of the Year, MST1 Carrie l. Grady and ME1 Christopher M. Pupo, were honored today at an award ceremony at Ft. Lesley McNair.

Both were meritoriously advanced to Chief Petty Officer as recognition for their contributions to the Coast Guard and it’s personnel.


Meet the new leadership team

This morning’s change of command marked the completion of the Coast Guard’s transition to a new leadership team which will guide the service over the next four years.  And, while much of the talk over the coming days and weeks […]


Change of Command: Commandant of the Coast Guard

In a time-honored change of command ceremony presided over by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Robert J. Papp assumed command as the 24th Commandant of the Coast Guard. Admiral Papp’s relief of Admiral Thad Allen marks the conclusion […]


Admiral Robert Papp: 24th Commandant of the Coast Guard

Moments ago, Admiral Robert J. Papp assumed command of the United States Coast Guard in a change of command ceremony teeming with naval tradition. Upon relieving Admiral Thad Allen of his command, the new commandant wasted no time in sharing his vision […]


Admiral Papp receives Naval War College Distinguished Graduate Leadership Award

Post written by Commander Carla McCarthy, Naval War College Public Affairs NEWPORT, R.I. – Adm. Robert J. Papp, Jr., of the United States Coast Guard, accepted the 2010 Distinguished Graduate Leadership Award from the Naval War College (NWC) during a […]