On July 12, Coast Guard Vice Commandant Charles Michel will testify before a congressional hearing focused on Coast Guard Arctic operations and capabilities.
Today, Coast Guard Vice Commandant Adm. Charles Michel will testify before a Congressional Hearing focused on Coast Guard resources and mission needs.
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.
The Coast Guard congratulates the winners of the bi-annual Rear Admiral William M. Benkert award for excellence and outstanding achievement in protecting the marine environment.
Read a synopsis of information presented by the Coast Guard at the Maritime Alliance held the 7th Annual Blue Tech & Blue Economy Summit.