Tag: VADM Robert J. Papp

Steady the Service: Mission Support

Admiral Robert J. Papp, 24th Commandant of the Coast Guard (U.S. Coast Guard photo) 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 to

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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 Guard’s fifth master chief petty officer reserve force. Post written by Petty Officer 3rd Class

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

Vice Adm. Robert J. Papp, Jr.. Commander, introduces the senior leadership of forward deployed Coast Guard forces at Camp Patriot, Kuwait, to the Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, and the U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait, Deborah Jones, during an all hands meeting July 2009. (U.S. Coast Guard image.) While much of the nation watched and

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Guardians pay their respects to LT Herbert Collins

Lieutenant Herbert Collins as a surfman at the all-black life saving station at Pea Island, North Carolina during Word War II. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) 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,

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

Vice Admiral Robert J. Papp refers to his notes before answering a question during his Senate confirmation hearing to be named the 24th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. (U.S. Coast Guard illustration from a photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Victoria Bonk-Meyers.) Earlier today, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation heard testimony

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