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Change of Watch: Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard

Thursday, May 22, 2014

change of watch

Today, Master Chief Petty Officer Steven W. Cantrell relieved Master Chief Petty Officer Michael P. Leavitt to become the 12th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard during a change-of-watch ceremony presided over by Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J.

Change of Watch: Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Vice Adm. John Currier is thanked by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson during the vice commandant change of watch ceremony at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger (right) became the 29th vice commandant of the Coast Guard during the event. U.S. Coast Guard photo Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Today, Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger relieved Vice Adm. John Currier as Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard during a change of watch ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp presided over the ceremony and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson also attended.

Change of Watch: Coast Guard Reserve Force Master Chief

Friday, May 9, 2014

Master Chief Eric L. Johnson relieved Master Chief Mark H. Allen as the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve Force in a change of watch ceremony in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

“We Coast Guardsmen find before us unique opportunities to take care of our families, achieve our missions, and leave things better for those who follow. To do so, we must overcome obstacles. We must engage, collaborate, and focus,” said Master Chief Petty Officer Mark H. Allen. “As Colleen and I stand relieved by Master Chief Eric Johnson and his wife Valerie, we reflect on how grateful we are: grateful for our shipmates’ support and perseverance, and grateful for the opportunity to serve alongside countless dedicated Coasties and their families for the past 37 years. While our status has changed, rest assured our interest in and support of their efforts will not wane.”

Vice Commandant’s 2018 Watch, Listen and Learn List

Monday, February 19, 2018

The world all around us is changing – the dynamic geopolitical environment, the rapid dispersion of technology, and the very skills and platforms necessary for us to meet our critical missions. To keep pace with this environment, we too must learn and evolve in our critical thinking and expand our strategic perspective. Understanding that our 21st century workforce consumes both traditional and digital forms of communication, I am sharing my second Watch, Listen and Learn list

Changes to Coast Guard career sea pay

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Inception of the Hopley Yeaton Awards

The Coast Guard recently revised the three-table sea pay system in an effort to increase compensation for career afloat personnel. The new five-table system takes into consideration desirability of different cutter platforms, personnel tempo, deployment lengths and programmed operational hours.

President Obama nominates Vice Adm. Peter V. Neffenger as the next Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger, deputy commandant for operations, answers questions asked by the crew aboard the Coast Guard cutter Bernard C. Webber. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios.

The Coast Guard has announced President Barack Obama’s nomination of Vice Adm. Peter V. Neffenger, currently deputy commandant for operations, as the next Vice Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. If confirmed, Neffenger would succeed Vice Adm. John P. Currier in a change of watch ceremony later this spring.

Paratus Report: June 2018, episode 2

Friday, June 15, 2018

The newest episode of the Paratus Report is out! The Coast Guard welcomed its new senior leaders and recognized the gold and silver Ancient Mariners.

From the Homefront: Valerie Johnson’s call to serve

Thursday, April 30, 2015

From the Homefront

The call to serve never went away for Valerie Johnson, and after 9/11, she listened. Johnson, whose husband is Coast Guard Reserve Force Master Chief Eric Johnson, is one three Coast Guard ombudsmen at large. She also currently serves in the New Hampshire Air National Guard.

Selection of Coast Guard Reserve Force Master Chief

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Coast Guard Reserve seal. U.S. Coast Guard image.

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp announced Master Chief Petty Officer Eric L. Johnson, a maritime enforcement specialist, as the next Coast Guard Reserve Force Master Chief. Johnson will relieve Master Chief Petty Officer Mark H. Allen during a change […]

Selection of Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

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Moments ago, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp announced the selection of Master Chief Petty Officer Steven Cantrell as the next Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard. “A number of outstanding Master Chiefs with diverse backgrounds applied for […]

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