Category: Congressional Hearings

6/2/2016: Coast Guard receives second four-star admiral

Charles D. Michel, vice commandant of the Coast Guard, was promoted to the rank of admiral at Coast Guard Headquarters Wednesday. Following passage of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015, the president nominated Michel for promotion to the rank of admiral to align the leadership structure of the Coast Guard to that of the other armed services and recognize the important role of the vice service chief at the national level.

4/14/2016: Congressional hearing – Written testimony published

The written testimony and video of Rear Adm. Paul Thomas’ Congressional Hearing, focusing on the Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Program, was posted today.

4/13/2016: Congressional hearing alert

Tomorrow, the Coast Guard’s Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, will testify before a Congressional Hearing focusing on the Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Program.

2/3/2016: Congressional testimony – Status of Coast Guard cutter acquisition programs

Rear Adm. Joseph Vojvodich, assistant commandant for acquisition and chief acquisition officer, provided testimony on the status of Coast Guard acquisition programs, recapitalization efforts and recent acquisition successes.

11/16/2015: Congressional hearing alert

Tomorrow the Coast Guard’s Vice Commandant, Vice Adm. Charles Michel, will testify before a Congressional Hearing focusing on Coast Guard operations and the Nation’s resource needs in the Arctic. The hearing will be available via live-webcast.

6/15/2015: Congressional hearing alert

Tomorrow the Coast Guard’s Deputy Commandant for Operations will testify before a Congressional Hearing focusing on the Coast Guard’s drug interdiction operations.

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