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Adm. Papp Presides Over Change of Command

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:10:02 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp and the official party render salutes during the opening of a Change of Command Ceremony held on Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Calif., April 22, 2014. Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray (right) relieved Vice Adm. Paul F. Zukunft (left) as commander of Coast Guard Pacific Area. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart.

 

Adm Papp Attends Blessing of the Fleets

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:20:35 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp gave remarks at the annual U.S. Navy Memorial Blessing of the Fleets Ceremony in Washington, D.C., April 12, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Receives Adm. Arleigh Burke Leadership Award

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:43:37 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp received the Admiral Arleigh Burke Leadership Award, the U.S. Navy League’s highest honor, from Navy League National President Jim Offutt at the Sea-Air-Space Exposition on April 8, 2014 at the Gaylord Convention Center at National Harbor, Md. Also pictured is Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Attends Coast Guard Honor Guard Ball

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:37:17 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp cuts the cake with Seaman Brett Lanzel at the Coast Guard Honor Guard Ball in Alexandria, Va., April 5, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Speaks at Petty Officer Gill Memorial

Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:15:49 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp gave remarks at a memorial for Petty Officer Third Class Ronald Gill at Coast Guard Station Point Judith in Narragansett, R.I., on March 25, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Elis.

Adm. Papp Visits Lois the Coast Guard Lady

Sun, 16 Mar 2014 01:48:05 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp visited Lois Bouton, "The Coast Guard Lady," at her home in Rogers, Arkansas, March 15, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Testifies on Coast Guard Budget Request

Fri, 14 Mar 2014 08:33:17 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security on the Coast Guard’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget request on March 11, 2014 in Washington, D.C. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Hosts Korea Coast Guard Leader

Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:43:45 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp welcomes Korea Coast Guard Commissioner General Suk Kyoon Kim at the Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building in Washington, D.C., on March 10, 2014.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm Papp Delivers the 2013 State of the Coast Guard Address

Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:06:37 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp delivers the 2014 State of the Coast Guard Address at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on February 26, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Speaks at National Coast Guard Museum Ceremony

Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:40:04 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp gave remarks at a National Coast Guard Museum Memorandum of Agreement signing ceremony in New London, Conn., Feb. 19, 2014. Video is available. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Elis.

Adm. Papp discusses Maritime Strategic Issues with Gen. Amos and Adm. Ferguson

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 22:17:30 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (center), Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos (right) and Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark Ferguson participated in a panel discussion during AFCEA/USNI West 2014 in San Diego, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014. Video is available. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Gives Remarks at Naming Ceremony Honoring CG Hero CDR Ray Evans

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:18:57 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp presents Bill and Tom Evans with a commemorative plaque at a Feb. 11, 2014, naming ceremony for the CDR Raymond “Ray” J. Evans Conference Center, named in honor of their grandfather who is a Navy Cross recipient for bravery at Guadalcanal. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Tamargo. 

Adm. Papp Testifies at Subcommittee Hearing

Thu, 06 Feb 2014 12:45:09 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before the House Committee on Homeland Security's Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, Feb. 4, 2014, in Washington, D.C.  Video is available. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Gives Remarks at BM3 Obendorf Memorial

Fri, 31 Jan 2014 09:17:32 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp gives remarks at the memorial service for Petty Officer Third Class Travis Obendorf in Alameda, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014. Also pictured is Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael Leavitt. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Elis.

Adm. Papp Attends CGC BLACKTHORN Memorial

Wed, 29 Jan 2014 23:27:52 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp gave keynote remarks at the 34th Annual Service of Remembrance at the Blackthorn Memorial in St. Petersburg, Fla., Jan. 28, 2014. On Jan. 28, 1980, Cutter Blackthorn capsized after a collision in Tampa Bay, killing 23 Coast Guardsmen. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Dedicates Building Honoring Fallen Cutter Blackthorn Shipmate

Tue, 28 Jan 2014 09:37:05 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp dedicated the Ensign Frank J. Sarna III Patrol Boat Building and Fitness Center in St. Petersburg, Jan. 27, 2014. On Jan. 28, 1980, Cutter Blackthorn capsized after a collision in Tampa Bay and Ens. Sarna perished while attempting to assist trapped shipmates. Patricia Sarna, Ens. Sarna's mother, is pictured with Adm. Papp. Remarks text is available. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Speaks at Navy League Event

Mon, 27 Jan 2014 08:15:04 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp is introduced by U.S. Navy League National President Jim Offutt at the Special Topics Breakfast in Alexandria, Va., Jan. 24, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

MCPOCG Leavitt Speaks at Surface Navy Association National Symposium

Fri, 17 Jan 2014 10:51:22 EST


Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt spoke at the Surface Navy Association's 26th annual SNA National Symposium in Alexandria, Va., on Jan. 16, 2014. Attendees included Naval Surface Warfare Officers as well as members of the Coast Guard Cuttermen Association. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Hosts Secretary Johnson at Headquarters for Official Visit

Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:03:32 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp introduces Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson for his first official visit to the Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building in Washington as the Coast Guard Service Secretary on Jan. 13, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Delivers Annual Coast Guard Academy Leadership Address

Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:16:22 EST


Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp addressed the U. S. Coast Guard Academy Corps of Cadets on Jan. 8, 2014, in New London, Conn. The Commandant's annual leadership address focused on leadership lessons from his long career and on the importance of family.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Elis.

Adm. Papp Discusses National Coast Guard Museum with Mayor Finizio

Tue, 07 Jan 2014 23:22:15 EST


Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp met with Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio in New London, Conn, on Jan. 7, 2014 to discuss the planned National Coast Guard Museum.which will be located there. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Elis.

Adm. Papp Hosts Deputy Secretary Mayorkas

Mon, 06 Jan 2014 18:19:56 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp hosted Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, January 6, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

U.S. Coast Guard 2013 Holiday Video Message

Mon, 23 Dec 2013 08:33:01 EST



U.S. Coast Guard 2013 holiday video message by Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp with wife Linda and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael Leavitt with wife Debbie. U.S. Coast Guard video.

Adm. Papp and MCPOCG Leavitt Announce First-Ever Unqualified Audit Opinion

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:27:33 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (right) and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt congratulate the entire Coast Guard via video for their efforts in gaining a clean, unqualified audit opinion for the first time in service history. U.S. Coast Guard video.

Vice Adm. Currier testifies at House Subcommittee Meeting

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:24:35 EST


Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. John Currier testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation in Washington, D.C., Dec. 11, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Vice Adm. Currier Speaks at Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 19:04:08 EST


Vice Adm. John Currier embraces Signalman 1st Class Harry Nelson, a World War II veteran who served aboard Coast Guard Cutter Taney, at a Pearl Harbor Day ceremony aboard Taney in Baltimore, Dec. 7, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Hosts Director of National Intelligence

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 09:24:45 EST


Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp hosted the Honorable James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, for an official visit at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, Dec. 3., 2013.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Attends IMO Assembly

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 09:29:36 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp attended the International Maritime Organization Assembly in London and joined in the Nov. 25, 2013 presentation of the 2013 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea. Awardees included Petty Officer 2nd Class Randy Haba and Petty Officer 3rd Class Daniel Todd for rescuing HMS Bounty crew members during Hurricane Sandy. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Adm. Papp Meets with Bahrain's Interior Minister

Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:45:39 EST


Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp meets with Bahrain’s Interior Minister Lt. Gen. Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa in Manama, Bahrain, Nov. 20, 2013, during an official visit. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis. 

Adm. Papp Conducts Official Visit to Ireland

Mon, 25 Nov 2013 10:13:57 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp is welcomed to the National Maritime College of Ireland for an official visit in Cork, Ireland, by an honor guard and Capt. Hugh Tully, acting Officer in Charge of Ireland's Naval Service, Mon. Nov. 18, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Adm. Papp Attends Building Naming Ceremony

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 18:32:59 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp presents Cmdr.  Douglas Sheehan, USCG (ret.), a plaque commemorating the naming of the new Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building at the Saint Elizabeths Campus in Washington during a Nov. 13, 2013, ceremony. Sheehan is the nephew of Medal of Honor recipient Signalman First Class Douglas Munro, USCG. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Attends DC Veterans Day Events

Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:35:22 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (center) and Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Rand Beers attended a Veterans Day ceremony at the Coast Guard World War Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, Nov. 11, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Participates in Flags Across America Event

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 15:20:55 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp places a flag at the headstone of Medal of Honor awardee Navy Seaman Thomas Burke during the inaugural Flags Across America flag placing event at the St. Elizabeths East Campus Cemetery in Washington, Nov. 5, 2013. The cemetery includes burial sites of war veterans. The event was hosted by the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp and Maj. Gen. Dam Sign US-Vietnam Coast Guard Joint Minutes

Mon, 04 Nov 2013 09:23:27 EST


U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (left) and Vietnam Coast Guard Commandant Maj. Gen. Nguyen Quang Dam sign the Joint Minutes on Vietnam Coast Guard and United States Coast Guard Maritime Cooperation at the Pentagon, Oct. 29, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Second Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. and Mrs. Papp Christen CGC HAMILTON (WMSL 753)

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:07:35 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (left) watches Mrs. Linda Kapral Papp as she breaks a ceremonial bottle across the bow of Coast Guard Cutter HAMILTON during its christening ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., Oct. 26, 2013. Speech transcript is available. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Second Class Patrick Kelley.

Vice Adm. Currier and Gen. Dempsey Present Award at USO Gala

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 08:42:29 EST


Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Admiral John Currier (left) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey (right) presented Petty Officer 3rd Class Samuel Peikert the USO's Coast Guardsman of the Year Award at the annual 2013 USO Gala in Washington, Oct. 25, 2013. Peikert was recognized for his extraordinary bravery and heroism. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Michael Hvozda.

Adm. Papp Speaks at Cutter Cuyahoga Memorial Service

Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:22:45 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp gave the keynote address at a memorial for the 35th anniversary of the fatal collision of Coast Guard Cutter Cuyahoga and a 521-foot freighter. The memorial took place at Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown (Va.), Cuyahoga's former homeport, on Oct. 20, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Second Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Attends CGA Homecoming Weekend

Mon, 21 Oct 2013 08:19:07 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (center right) returns the salute of the Coast Guard Academy's Corps of Cadets during a regimental review as part of the homecoming weekend ceremonies on Oct. 19, 2013, in New London, Conn. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm Papp Hosts DHS Acting Secretary Beers

Thu, 10 Oct 2013 17:01:20 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (right) hosted Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Rand Beers (center) at the new Coast Guard Headquarters at St. Elizabeths in Washington, D.C., Oct. 10, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Vice Adm. Currier Speaks at Aviation Commemoration

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:26:43 EST


Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. John Currier spoke at a Coast Guard Aviation Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Coast Guard World War Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery, Sept. 29, 2013. Vice Adm. Currier is also the 23rd Coast Guard Ancient Albatross which signifies him as the longest serving aviator on active duty. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp meets with Partners in New Zealand

Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:55:12 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp inspects sailors at Devonport Naval Base in Auckland, New Zealand, Sept. 16, 2013. The Commandant's international trip included official visits to strengthen ties with partner maritime governance organizations and learn more about the dynamic Asia-Pacific Region. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Adm. Papp Visits the Republic of Korea

Sat, 21 Sep 2013 18:16:44 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp meets with Korea Coast Guard Commissioner General Kim Suk Kyoon in Incheon, Sept. 13, 2013. The Commandant's international trip included official visits to strengthen ties with partner maritime governance organizations and learn more about the dynamic Asia-Pacific Region. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Adm. Papp Visits Partners Down Under

Tue, 17 Sep 2013 08:14:09 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp receives a tour of  Australian surface assets in Cairns by Commodore Mike Noonan, Royal Australian Navy, on Sept. 9, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Adm. Papp Meets with Vietnam Marine Police Officials in Haiphong

Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:34:46 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp meets with Vietnam Marine Police Director General Major General Nguyen Quang Dam in Haiphong, Vietnam, on Sept 6., 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Vice Adm. Currier Welcomes Malaysian Delegation

Mon, 09 Sep 2013 17:18:41 EST


Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. John Currier welcomed Adm. Dato' Mohd Amdan Bin Kurish (left), Director General Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), and First Admiral Mohd Taha bin Ibrahim (center) to U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, September 9, 2013. The MMEA is Malaysia's principal government agency tasked with maritime law enforcement and search and rescue operations. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Mike Hvozda.

Adm Papp Speaks at Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act Announcement

Sat, 31 Aug 2013 08:37:11 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp gave remarks at the announcement of the U.S. Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act in New London, Conn., Aug. 30, 2013. Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2)(center) introduced the bill to raise funds for the future National Coast Guard Museum. Also pictured is New London Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm Papp Presents Auxiliarist of the Year Award

Mon, 26 Aug 2013 18:13:40 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (right) presents the 2012 Coast Guard Auxiliarist of the Year Award to Chris Bandy (center) at the 2013 National Convention of the Coast Guard Auxiliary in San Diego, Calif., Aug. 24, 2013. Also pictured is the Coast Guard Auxiliary's National Commodore Thomas Mallison. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Elis.

Adm Papp and AK Senators Speak in Barrow

Sat, 24 Aug 2013 02:49:59 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (left), Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) (right), Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) (not pictured) and other officials met with local government and tribal officials in Barrow, Alaska, Aug. 22, 2013. Topics included the Coast Guard Arctic Strategy and Arctic operations. Barrow is the northernmost U.S. city. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Elis.

Adm Papp Meets with Nome City Officials

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 02:14:38 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp met with Mayor Denise Michels (right) and other city officials in Nome, Alaska, Aug. 20, 2013. The Commandant thanked the city for their support of Coast Guard missions and discussed the Coast Guard Arctic Strategy. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Elis.

Adm. Papp Meets With Unalaska City Officials

Tue, 20 Aug 2013 01:45:35 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp met with Unalaska Mayor Shirley Marquardt (left) and other city officials at city hall in Unlaska, Alaska, on Aug. 19, 2013, to discuss Arctic issues  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Elis.

Adm Papp Welcomes Secretary Napolitano to CGHQ

Sun, 18 Aug 2013 10:23:46 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp hosted Secretary of the Department Homeland Security Janet Napolitano for a visit at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, Aug. 16, 2013. During the visit, the Commandant presented the Secretary with a Coast Guard Distinguished Public Service Award for her more than 4 years of dedicated service. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Tamargo.

Adm. Papp Addresses Chief Petty Officers at Association Conference

Thu, 15 Aug 2013 22:47:59 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp, Honorary President of the Chief Petty Officers Association (CPOA), addressed CPOA members at their annual conference on Aug. 14, 2013 in Houston. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Elis.

MCPOCG Leavitt Throws Nationals First Pitch

Wed, 07 Aug 2013 10:40:59 EST


Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt threw the ceremonial first pitch during the Washington Nationals' Coast Guard Day pre-game events which also included Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp re-enlisting three Coast Guardsmen in Washington, Aug. 5, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm Papp Speaks at Coast Guard National Memorial Service in Grand Haven

Sun, 04 Aug 2013 18:22:51 EST


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp gave keynote remarks at the Coast Guard National Memorial Service at the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival in Grand Haven, Mich., on Aug. 2, 2013. The Festival celebrates the Coast Guard's birthday, Aug. 4, 1790. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie B. Elis.

Secretary Napolitano and Adm Papp Cut Ribbon, Opening New Headquarters

Tue, 30 Jul 2013 07:27:25 EST

 
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano (center left) along with other officials cut the ribbon at an opening ceremony for the new Coast Guard Headquarters facility at the Department of Homeland Security St. Elizabeths Campus in Washington, D.C., July 29, 2013.  The Coast Guard will begin its three-month process to move its headquarters from its current Buzzard Point location this week. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. Video is available.

Adm Papp Speaks at VFW National Convention

Wed, 24 Jul 2013 18:13:27 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp spoke at the Veterans of Foreign Wars 114th National Convention in Louisville, Ky., July 22, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Elis.

Adm Papp Meets with Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief

Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:15:00 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (center) met with Adm. Viktor Chirkov, Commander-in-Chief of the Navy of the Russian Federation, in Washington, July 16, 2013, to discuss issues of common interest. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. 

Adm Papp Meets with Mexican Navy Secretary

Mon, 15 Jul 2013 16:00:06 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp met with Adm. Vidal Francisco Soberon Sanz, Secretary of the Mexican Navy, in Washington, July 15, 2013, to discuss issues of common interest. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm Papp Meets with Canadian Coast Guard

Mon, 15 Jul 2013 07:21:26 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (right) met with Canadian Coast Guard Commissioner Marc Gregoire during the U.S. Coast Guard/Canadian Coast Guard Summit in Cleveland July 11, 2013. The annual summit is held to discuss the current and future operations of both services including safety, security and the Arctic. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Elis.

Adm. Papp Participates in Panel Discussion

Tue, 09 Jul 2013 12:19:42 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp participated in a panel discussion of education challenges faced by children from military families. The panel was held during the Military Child Education Coalition National Training Seminar in Fort Washington, Md., July 9, 2013. Also pictured are Dr. Bill Harrison (left), chair of the North Carolina State Board of Education, and Lt. Gen. Darrell Jones, Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services (right). U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. Video is available.

Adm. Papp Attends 7th District Change of Command

Mon, 08 Jul 2013 13:27:58 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp attended the Seventh District Change of Command Ceremony in which Rear Adm. John Korn relieved Rear Adm. William Baumgartner in Miami, June 26, 2013. Pictured with the Commandant is Commissar Joseph Jean-Mary Wagnac, Directeur of the Garde-cote (Haitian Coast Guard), who also attended the event. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Adm. Papp Attends 13th District Change of Command

Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:38:47 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (center) attended the Thirteenth District change of command ceremony in which Rear Adm. Richard Gromlich (far right) relieved Rear Adm. Keith Taylor (center, left) in Seattle, June 28, 2013. Vice Admiral Paul Zukunft (center, right), Pacific Area Commander, presided. U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Vice Adm. Currier Testifies at House Subcommittee Hearing

Mon, 01 Jul 2013 07:24:37 EST

Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. John Currier testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation in Washington, D.C., June 26, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp and Adm. Greenert Sign New National Fleet Policy Agreement

Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:37:30 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (front right) and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Greenert signed the new National Fleet Policy Agreement during the Coast Guard-Navy staff talks at the Navy Yard in Washington June 25, 2013. This updated National Fleet Policy, an inter-service policy, describes how the Coast Guard and Navy will collaborate to ensure an interoperable, complementary and non-redundant Navy-Coast Guard fleet of operational platforms to best serve the nation. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Hosts Vietnam's Chief of Defense

Fri, 21 Jun 2013 17:16:56 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp hosts Senior Lt. Gen. Do Ba Ty, Chief of the General Staff, Vietnam People’s Army, and Vice Minister of the National Defense of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., June 21, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Tamargo.

Vice Adm Currier Attends USMC Evening Parade Honoring Vice Chiefs

Tue, 18 Jun 2013 08:56:33 EST

Coast Guard Vice Commandant, Vice Adm. John P. Currier (left); Navy Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Mark Ferguson; and Marine Corps Assistant Commandant, General John M. Paxton, Jr. were honored at an Evening Parade at Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., on June 7, 2013. U.S. Marine Corps photo.

Adm. Papp and MCPOCG Leavitt Attend CG Foundation's Annual Tribute

Tue, 11 Jun 2013 16:18:40 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt attended the Coast Guard Foundation's 9th Annual Capital Tribute Dinner on June 5, 2013, in National Harbor, Md. The dinner honored Coast Guard personnel and Coast Guard Foundation Scholarship winners. The Coast Guard Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of Coast Guardsmen and their families.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Meets with First Sea Lord

Mon, 10 Jun 2013 13:43:34 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp welcomes First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir George Zambellas, to Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., for a visit on Thursday, June 6, 2013. The First Sea Lord is the head of the British Naval Service which consists of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Tamargo

Vice Adm. Currier Speaks at CG WWII Hero's Funeral

Thu, 06 Jun 2013 10:29:21 EST

Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard Vice Adm. John Currier presents Dorothy Evans, widow of retired Coast Guard Cmdr. Ray Evans, with the national ensign at the funeral in Lakewood, Wash., June 5, 2013. Evans was a WWII veteran who earned the Navy Cross at the Battle of Guadalcanal and retired from the Coast Guard in 1962 after 23 years of service. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class George Degener. A multimedia presentation is also available.

Adm. Papp Testifies at Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing

Tue, 04 Jun 2013 17:46:55 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp along with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and other service chiefs testified before a Senate Armed Services Committee in the Hart Senate Office in Washington June 4, 2013. The military leaders provided an update on sexual assault prevention and response. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Meets with Officials in Norway

Mon, 03 Jun 2013 09:03:35 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp meets with Political Director Kare Aas of the Norwegian Department of Foreign Affairs in Oslo, Norway, May 30, 2013. Aas is the prospective Norwegian Ambassador to the United States. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R.B. Elis.

Adm Papp Speaks at INTERTANKO in Oslo

Fri, 31 May 2013 14:30:58 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp offered remarks at the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) Annual Event in Oslo, Norway, on May 30, 2013.  INTERTANKO is a global tanker industry organziation that partners with the Coast Guard to accomplish shared goals of safe transportation, clean seas and secure and efficient movement of commerce. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Adm Papp and Rear Adm Grimstvedt in Oslo

Thu, 30 May 2013 16:36:14 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp tours the Fram Museum in Oslo, Norway, with Rear Admiral Bernt Grimstvedt, Chief of the Royal Norwegian Navy, May 29, 2013. The museum includes the Fram, a ship used by Norwegian explorers for Arctic and Antarctic expeditions between 1893 and 1912. Last week, the Commandant released the Coast Guard Arctic Strategy. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Adm. Papp Rededicates Coast Guard World War Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery

Fri, 24 May 2013 16:10:59 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp offered remarks at a ceremony to rededicate the U.S. Coast Guard World War Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., May 23, 2013. Video is available. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Vice President Biden and Adm. Papp Welcome New Officers at CGA Commencement

Wed, 22 May 2013 22:33:10 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp offers remarks at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy's 132nd commencement in New London, Conn., on May 22, 2013. The keynote speaker was Vice President Joe Biden (center). Video is available. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Announces Coast Guard Arctic Strategy

Tue, 21 May 2013 13:24:53 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp announced the new Coast Guard Arctic Strategy in Washington, D.C., on May 21, 2013. The Strategy outlines the Coast Guard's goal to ensure safe, secure and environmentally responsible Arctic maritime activity. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Testifies at Senate Appropriations Hearing

Wed, 15 May 2013 17:07:15 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testifies before the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Homeland Security Subcommittee, in Washington on May 14, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.
 

Adm. Papp Speaks at Military and Strategy Panel

Fri, 10 May 2013 14:15:58 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp (2nd from right) participates in the Council on Foreign Relations' Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadership panel in New York on May 8, 2013. Also pictured from left: Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos; Gen. Raymond Odierno, U.S. Army Chief of Staff; Gen. Mark Welsh, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff; and Adm. Mark Ferguson, Vice Chief of Naval Operations. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Addresses Air War College Students

Mon, 06 May 2013 08:30:00 EST

 
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp addressed students and faculty at the Air War College in Montgomery, Ala., on May 1, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Adm. Papp Addresses Army War College Students

Fri, 03 May 2013 07:15:07 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp addressed students and faculty at the Army War College in Carlisle, Pa., on April 30, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Vice Adm. Currier and MCPOCG Leavitt Present Annual Award

Thu, 02 May 2013 15:43:52 EST

Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. John P. Currier and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt (far right) presented the Geico 2012 Military Service Award to Petty Officer 1st Class Claude M. Morrissey (center) on April 29, 2013, in Arlington, Va. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Speaks at Coast Guard Foundation Dinner

Tue, 30 Apr 2013 07:36:24 EST

Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp offered remarks at the 28th Annual Coast Guard Pacific Area Awards Dinner hosted by the Coast Guard Foundation Dinner on April 25, 2013, in San Francisco. The Coast Guard Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of the men and women of the Coast Guard and their families. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Adm. Papp Testifies at Senate Subcommittee Hearing

Tue, 23 Apr 2013 15:08:59 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before a U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and the Coast Guard on April 23, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Video and text are available. The Commandant testified April 17 before two House subcommittees. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp testifies at subcommittee hearing

Wed, 17 Apr 2013 13:47:45 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp provided testimony to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Marine Transportation on April 16, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Also pictured is Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm. Papp Observes 2013's First Cadet Parade

Wed, 10 Apr 2013 09:24:02 EST

Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp observes the first Cadet Parade of 2013 at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., on April 5, 2013. The parade honored Rear Adm. Joseph Castillo who retired from active duty earlier in the day. On April 4, Adm. Papp participated in the announcement of the planned National Coast Guard Museum which will be built in New London. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Elis. 

Adm Papp Participates in National Coast Guard Museum Announcement

Sat, 06 Apr 2013 00:04:33 EST

Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp speaks at the announcement of the planned National Coast Guard Museum which will be built in New London, Conn. The announcement took place at the Science & Technology Magnet High School of Southeast Conn. on April 5, 2013. Also pictured is Mayor of New London, Daryl Justin Finizio. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie Elis. 

Adm Papp's Sexual Assault Awareness Month Video Message

Tue, 02 Apr 2013 16:24:22 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp's video message highlights the importance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Units Coast Guard-wide are directed to conduct an all-hands discussion during the month of April to reinforce the critical role of leadership in preventing and responding to sexual assaults service-wide. U.S. Coast Guard video by Telfair H. Brown, Sr.

MCPOCG Leavitt Speaks at the 2013 Hopley Yeaton Commissioning Day Celebration

Fri, 22 Mar 2013 16:07:06 EST

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt speaks at the 2013 Hopley Yeaton Commissioning Day Celebration at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., March 20, 2013, hosted by the Coast Guard Cutterman Association. Hopley Yeaton was one of the first Revenue Marine cutter captains entrusted by President George Washington to command the USRC Scammel out of Portsmouth, N.H. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer CC Clayton.

VADM Currier meets with Yemen Coast Guard Chairman

Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:58:29 EST

Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. John Currier met with Brigadier General Ali Rasaa, Chairman of the Yemen Coast Guard, at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., on March 12, 2013.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer First Class Timothy Tamargo. 

VADM Currier Visits Air Station Detroit

Tue, 05 Mar 2013 17:23:29 EST

Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. John Currier and Mrs. Mary Jane Currier are met on the tarmac of Air Station Detroit by its commanding officer, Cmdr. Joseph Deer, on February 22, 2013 in Detroit, MI. During his visit the Vice Commandant held an All-Hands and answered questions from the assembled crew about Coast Guard policy and budget issues. Coast Guard Photo by Lt.  j.g. Joe Rozycki.

ADM Papp Visits 6535 Memorial

Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:46:54 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp and Mrs. Linda Kapral Papp visit the CG 6535 Memorial in Mobile, Ala., March 1, 2013. The Commandant presided over a ceremony dedicating the memorial, marking the 1-year anniversary of the loss of Lt. Cmdr. Dale Taylor, Lt. j.g. Thomas Cameron, Chief Petty Officer Fernando Jorge and Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Knight when CG 6535, a MH-65C Dolphin helicopter, crashed during a nighttime training flight in Mobile Bay, Feb. 28, 2012. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R.B. Elis.

Adm Papp Delivers the 2013 State of the Coast Guard Address

Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:25:31 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp delivers the 2013 State of the Coast Guard Address at the National Defense University at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C. on February 27, 2013.  A copy of his remarks and his newly released Commandant's SITREP 2013 are available online. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Adm Papp and Dr. Lubchenco Sign Cooperative Maritime Strategy

Tue, 26 Feb 2013 18:45:27 EST

Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp and Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, sign the Coast Guard and NOAA Cooperative Maritime Strategy.  This strategy establishes a framework for interagency engagement priorities over the next 10 years.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Master Chief Leavitt Takes On Cape May Pugil Stick Challenge

Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:59:52 EST

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt (left) and Petty Officer 1st Class Preston Blair, a company commander at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, square off in a bout using pugil sticks in Cape May, N.J., Feb. 20, 2013. Pugil stick training helps build confidence during physical altercations and prepares the recruits for future self-defense training.  Coast Guard photo by Seaman Jennifer Nease.

Adm. Papp and Master Chief Allen's 72nd Anniversary of the Reserve Video Message

Tue, 19 Feb 2013 08:43:54 EST

Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp and Master Chief Allen, the Coast Guard Reserve Force Master Chief, wish the Coast Guard Reserve a happy 72nd anniversary of its establishment on Feb. 19, 1941. U.S. Coast Guard video by Telfair H. Brown, Sr.

Adm. Papp and Senior Defense Leaders Recognized by Secretary Panetta

Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:56:04 EST

Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta stands with senior military leaders, (from left to right) Admiral James Winnefeld Jr, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; General Raymond Odierno, Chief of Staff of the Army; General Mark Welsh III, Chief of Staff of the Air Force; General Frank Grass, Chief of the National Guard Bureau; Admiral Bob Papp, Commandant of the Coast Guard, and General Curtis Scaparrotti, Director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at an awards ceremony for senior defense leaders, at the Pentagon, Feb. 11, 2013. DoD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo.

Adm. Papp discusses maritime strategic issues with Adm. Greenert and Gen. Amos

Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:13:13 EST

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos and Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp participate in a panel discussion during  AFCEA/USNI West 2013 in San Diego, Ca., Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

ADM Papp's Super Sunday Video Message

Fri, 01 Feb 2013 15:43:13 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp and Shipmates send a Super Sunday video message to all Coast Guard viewers serving around the world. U.S. Coast Guard video by Telfair H. Brown, Sr.

ADM Papp and MCPOCG Leavitt Speak to Sector Commanders

Thu, 31 Jan 2013 10:16:49 EST

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael Leavitt speak to Coast Guard Sector Commanders at their annual conference in Leesburg, Virginia on January 30, 2013. Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael Leavitt at Commander-in-Chief's Ball

Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:41:13 EST

President Barack Obama makes opening remarks during the 57th Presidential Inauguration Commander-in-Chief's Ball in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013.  Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael P. Leavitt (right) and the other military senior enlisted advisors co-hosted the event. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Opal Vaughn, cropped for layout.