Eastern Shipbuilding Hires Admiral Papp, Former Coast Guard Commandant, as Washington Rep

Florida-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group has appointed Admiral Robert Papp, former Commandant of the U. S. Coast Guard, as President of the company's new Washington Operations division. The appointment marks the first time in ESG's 41-year history that it is establishing a permanent presence in the Nation's Capital. On October 10, 2016, the U.S. Coast Guard awarded … [Read more...]

Admiral Papp Delivers 2012 State of the Coast Guard Address

By CDR Glynn Smith, Coast Guard Compass Thursday, Adm. Bob Papp, 24th Commandant of the Coast Guard, delivered his second State of the Coast Guard address at Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Calif. During his speech, Papp described the Coast Guard as, “on track, but navigating uncertain and stormy seas.” “The Coast Guard's missions are valuable to the … [Read more...]

Coast Guard Commandant testifies before House Subcommittee on Homeland Security Appropriations

WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before the House Subcommittee on Homeland Security Appropriations here, Thursday, about the Coast Guard's budget for fiscal year 2012. Adm. Papp spoke about the service's fiscal year 2012 budget request and provided committee members a snapshot of recent Coast Guard operations including vessel traffic … [Read more...]

Coast Guard commandant testifies on budget to House subcommittee

WASHINGTON — The commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Adm. Robert J. Papp, Jr.,  and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Michael Leavitt, testified today before the House subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation about the service's fiscal year 2012 budget request. The subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Frank LoBiondo, R-NJ., received testimony … [Read more...]

Coast Guard Commandant delivers State of the Coast Guard Address

WASHINGTON — U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp delivered his first State of the Coast Guard address at Joint Base Bolling-Anacostia in Washington, D.C., Thursday. Papp reported the State of the Coast Guard as “ready to meet mission demands, but facing real challenges.” Papp charted the course ahead for the Coast Guard, and announced the release … [Read more...]