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Adm. Zukunft testifies before Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation

At the start of the month, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft testified on the Coast Guard’s budget before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security. Today, the Commandant was back on the Hill, discussing the need for continued investments in Coast Guard platforms and people with the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.


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Adm. Zukunft testifies before House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security

Just over a week after his second State of the Coast Guard Address, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft appeared before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security. He began his testimony by thanking the committee for their continued investments in Coast Guard men and women, including the Coast Guard’s largest acquisition budget ever in 2016.


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Adm. Zukunft testifies before House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security

Appearing before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security today, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft testified on funding investments in Coast Guard men and women, the recapitalization of an aging fleet and the sustainment of front-line operations.


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Adm. Zukunft testifies on Coast Guard budget request

One day after Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft delivered his first State of the Coast Guard Address, he testified on the Coast Guard’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget request before the House subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation. The […]


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp provides testimony to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security on March 12, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp testifies on Coast Guard budget request

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified yesterday before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security on the Coast Guard’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget request.


Shipmate of the Week – LCDR Scott Peterein

Written by Capt. Stuart Merrill. The Constitution states “[n]o money shall be drawn from the Treasury but in Consequence of Appropriations made by Law.” For more than 220 years, the U.S. Coast Guard has executed its missions using the funds […]


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 […]


Adm. Papp testifies at budget hearing

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Securityon the, “Coast Guard’s FY 2013 Budget Request,” today. During the hearing, Papp provided a real example of how Coast Guard cutters deployed at sea […]


Adm. Papp delivers second State of the Coast Guard address

UPDATED with additional text from address. Earlier today, Adm. Bob Papp, 24th Commandant of the Coast Guard, delivered his second State of the Coast Guard address at Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Calif. During his speech, Papp described the Coast […]


Shipmate of the Week – LCDR Amy Florentino

Written by Joy Crabaugh. As the country moves into an increasingly austere budget environment, money-management practices are scrutinized ever more carefully. However, the Coast Guard’s organizational structure and variety of mission areas and assets has created unique challenges for its […]


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