Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (left) meets with NAVCENT Commander Vice Adm. John Miller (center) and Deputy NAVCENT Commander Rear Adm. James Loeblein in Manama, Bahrain, Nov. 20, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Adm. Papp’s Arabian Gulf visit highlights maritime governance

Commandant of the Coast Guard Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp recently visited the Kingdom of Bahrain for an annual visit to Coast Guard Patrol Forces Southwest Asia and to meet with key maritime partners.


Adm. Bob Papp testifies before the U.S. Senate

Adm. Papp testifies at Senate hearing

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard Subcommittee about the Coast Guard’s fiscal year 2012 budget today. During the hearing, Adm. Papp provided an oral […]


Strength through Diversity – Learning from each other

Lt. j.g. Stephanie Young contributed to the post. Diversity, mentorship and leadership were topics of much discussion during the first Association of Naval Services Officers (ANSO) and National Naval Officers Association (NNOA) joint Professional Development and Training Symposium this week. […]


First Lady makes history as a Coast Guard ‘first’

Capt. Dorothy Stratton has captured the attention of many people since her inception as the first female in the Coast Guard in 1942, but I wonder if she ever thought the list would include the First Lady of the United […]


The Dorothy Stratton legend lives on

While the christening of any cutter is of particular interest to the Coast Guard, this Friday’s christening of the service’s newest National Security Cutter is an especially proud moment for any woman who has ever donned Coast Guard blue. First Lady Michelle […]


Admiral Allen retires from Coast Guard

Today, Admiral Allen officially retired from the United States Coast Guard. When he wakes up tomorrow morning as a civilian, he will no longer wear the uniform but will continue to serve the nation as the National Incident Commander of the BP oil spill.