Base Boston Command Master Chief
ITCM Michael A. Bumgardner, USCG
|ITCM Michael Bumgardner currently serves as the the Command Master Chief for Coast Guard Base Boston, responsible for mission support activities that support the First Coast Guard District and its subordinate commands. Base Boston serves as the host command for Sector Boston and several of its sub-units, Maritime Safety and Security Team Boston, is the homeport for three 270-foot medium endurance cutters, and provides port services for all transient Coast Guard vessels. It also includes geographically distributed depot-level maintenance functions in Naval Engineering, Electronic Engineering, and Facilities Engineering, and management of Finance, Supply, Procurement, and Facilities throughout New England as well as New York and New Jersey.|
His previous assignment was a Contract Specialist in the Office of Contract Operations (CG-912) at Coast Guard Headquarters, where he was responsible for cradle to grave contract administration from initial requirements analysis and market research, solicitation, source selection, award, administration, finance, and contract closeout.
Previous assignments include Project Team Manager at ESU New Orleans, the ACET Program at Old Dominion University, and the Telecommunications Division at ESU Portsmouth, VA. Other assignments include USCGC DECISIVE, CAMSLANT, GROUP Cape Hatteras and USCGC ESCAPE.
ITCM Bumgardner enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in the fall of 1991, and completed recruit training in March 1992.
ITCM Bumgardner graduated Summa Cum Laude from Old Dominion University with a BS in Business Administration and Information Technology. He holds a Masters of Project Management from Western Carolina University, is a credentialed Project Management Professional (PMP), and is a DHS FAC-C Level II certified Contract Specialist. His military decorations include two Coast Guard Commendation Medals, three Coast Guard Achievement Medals, and various other personal, team, and unit awards.
ITCM Bumgardner is from Saxapahaw, NC.