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Vice Commandants of the U.S. Coast Guard

  1. 1929-1931: Captain Benjamin M. Chiswell
  2. 1931-1941: Rear Admiral Leon C. Covell
  3. 1941-1946: Rear Admiral Lloyd T. Chalker
  4. 1946-1949: Rear Admiral Merlin O’Neill
  5. 1949-1954: Rear Admiral Alfred C. Richmond
  6. 1954-1962: Vice Admiral James A. Hirshfield
  7. 1962-1962: Vice Admiral Edwin G. Roland
  8. 1962-1964: Vice Admiral Donald M. Morrison
  9. 1964-1966: Vice Admiral William D. Shields
  10. 1966-1970: Vice Admiral Paul E. Trimble
  11. 1970-1974: Vice Admiral Thomas R. Sargent, III
  12. 1974-1978: Vice Admiral Ellis L. Perry
  13. 1978-1982: Vice Admiral Robert H. Scarborough
  14. 1982-1986: Vice Admiral Benedict L. Stabile
  15. 1986-1988: Vice Admiral James C. Irwin
  16. 1988-1990: Vice Admiral Clyde T. Lusk
  17. 1990-1992: Vice Admiral Martin H. Daniell
  18. 1992-1994: Vice Admiral Robert T. Nelson
  19. 1994-1996: Vice Admiral Arthur E. Henn
  20. 1996-1998: Vice Admiral Richard D. Herr
  21. 1998-2000: Vice Admiral James C. Card
  22. 2000-2002: Vice Admiral Thomas H. Collins
  23. 2002-2004: Vice Admiral Thomas J. Barrett
  24. 2004-2006: Vice Admiral Terry M. Cross
  25. 2006-2009: Vice Admiral Vivien S. Crea
  26. 2009-2010: Vice Admiral David P. Pekoske
  27. 2010-2012: Vice Admiral Sally Brice-O'Hara
  28. 2012-Present: Vice Admiral John P. Currier

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