Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp prepares to testify on drug interdiction operations on Captiol Hill April 29, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp testifies on drug interdiction efforts

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before a joint U.S. House of Representatives hearing yesterday with the Committee on House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Marine Transportation and the Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere.


U.S. Coast Guard graphic by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelly Parker.

Coast Guard to name cutter for DC3 Nathan Bruckenthal

At an Arlington National Cemetery memorial service marking the 10th anniversary of the death of Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Bruckenthal, who died during combat operations off the coast of Iraq, Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp announced the U.S. Coast Guard will name a cutter in Bruckenthal’s honor.


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp inspects sailors at Devonport Naval Base in Auckland, New Zealand. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Adm. Papp meets with New Zealand Defence Force officials

Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp finished his recent international trip last week with an official visit to New Zealand. Like the other three countries on his itinerary, this visit was aimed at strengthening ties with partner maritime governance organizations and learning more about the dynamic Asia-Pacific Region.


Adm. Papp testifies at Senate Appropriations hearing

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Homeland Security Subcommittee, about the Coast Guard’s fiscal year 2013 (FY 2013) budget today. Adm. Papp read an oral statement early in the hearing where he discussed […]


Coast Guard Cutter Stratton's flight deck

Stratton is latest in line of Coast Guard vessels to protect and secure

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey and Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp observed the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton exercise its state-of-the-art homeland security capabilities as the ship sailed in the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Md., […]


Adm. Bob Papp, 24th Commandant of the Coast Guard, delivers his first State of the Coast Guard Address at Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C., on February 10, 2011. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Bob Papp delivers State of the Coast Guard address

Earlier today, Admiral Bob Papp, 24th Commandant of the Coast Guard, delivered his first state of the Coast Guard speech at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. During his speech, Papp painted a determined picture of the state of […]


CGIS: Service, Integrity, Justice

CGIS: Service, Integrity, Justice

Thanks to hit television shows like NCIS, military investigative services have gained fame and public recognition in recent years. But, investigations aren’t new for the Coast Guard. Originating in 1915 under the Chief Intelligence Officer, Coast Guard Investigations remained relatively […]