Steady the Service: Mission Support

Earlier today, Admiral Papp released an ALCOAST message shedding some more light on one of his guiding principles for the Coast Guard: Steady the Service. “Our people need to know who they work for, what their authorities are, and who […]


Next Coast Guard reserve force master chief ready to lead

This feature post comes to us from the Coast Guard’s 7th District and Petty Officer 3rd Class Cindy Beckert who sat down with reserve Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Allen to discuss his next leadership challenge: serving as the Coast […]


Vice Admiral Papp confirmed as 24th Commandant of the Coast Guard

While much of the nation watched and a significant segment of the Coast Guard responded to the fire and resulting oil spill when the Deepwater Horizon exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico last Thursday, the U.S. Senate confirmed […]


Guardians pay their respects to LT Herbert Collins

Earlier today Coast Guard leaders paid their respects to a Coast Guard hero. Vice Admiral Robert J. Papp, President Obama’s nominee to be the next Commandant of the Coast Guard, Rear Admiral Manson K. Brown, commander of the Coast Guard’s 14th […]


Senate considers nomination of VADM Papp as 24th Commandant of the Coast Guard

Earlier today, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation heard testimony from Vice Admiral Robert J. Papp, President Obama’s nominee to be the 24th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. The Committee is expected to vote on Papp’s nomination on […]


VADM Papp’s confirmation hearing live webcast

VADM Papp’s confirmation hearing to become the next Commandant of the Coast Guard has just begun. Click here to watch a live webcast on the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee’s website.