Coast Guard Commandant ‘Will Not Break Faith’ on Commitment to Transgender Service Members

The Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, Admiral Paul Zukunft, says he remains committed to supporting the small number of openly transgender members of the Coast Guard following President Trump's tweet last week calling for a ban against transgender individuals from serving in the military in any capacity. Admiral Zukunft's comments were made Tuesday during a … [Read more...]

2017 Book Recommendations From The Coast Guard’s Top Admiral

The following article was written by Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft and was originally published on USCG’s All Hands Blog.  by Adm. Paul Zukunft (USCG) This year’s reading list includes both books I selected and books that were shared with me throughout the year – from discussions with cadets at the Coast Guard Academy to sessions with my … [Read more...]

Trump & Congress “Get It” – Says Coast Guard Commandant

In his annual State Of The Coast Guard Address today USCG Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft focused on topics that are priorities to the Trump administration and Congress including the Coast Guard's role in border protection, law enforcement and infrastructure. Zukunft also reiterated the role of the Coast Guard in national security and, as a branch of the Armed Services, … [Read more...]

VIDEO: US Coast Guard Pivots Arctic Operations

As the cruise ship Crystal Serenity and her 1,700 passengers and crew began her maiden northerly voyage from Alaska to New York this past week, Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft and Arctic Caucus co-chairman Sen. Angus King held engagements in Greenland to personally observe and better understand the changes occurring in the Arctic. … [Read more...]

US Coast Guard Commandant’s Publishes Mid-Term Strategy Report

By LT Stephanie Young, USCG - Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft has released a Mid-Term Report highlighting organizational accomplishments since taking office in May 2014 and outlining the Coast Guard’s way forward for the next two years and beyond. Coinciding with the halfway point of his tenure, the Commandant discussed … [Read more...]