Acquisition Update: Fourth National Security Cutter Christened
The U.S. Coast Guard on Oct. 26, 2013, christened the fourth National Security Cutter (NSC), Hamilton, at Ingalls Shipyards in Pascagoula, Miss. Mrs. Linda Kapral Papp, the cutter’s sponsor, marked the occasion with the time-honored tradition of breaking a champagne bottle on the cutter’s bow, officially giving NSC 4 the name “Hamilton.”
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Acquisition Profile: Ms. Claire M. Grady, Deputy Assistant Commandant for Acquisition
Ms. Claire M. Grady is the Deputy Assistant Commandant for Acquisition. She has more than 20 years’ experience in major systems acquisition and has been with the Coast Guard’s Acquisition Directorate since it stood up in July 2007. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Clayton. Learn more>>
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