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, […]


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 […]