CAPT Tobiasz reports to U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod after serving as the senior U.S. Coast Guard Advisor to the Combatant Commander, U.S. Northern Command-NORAD. His prior operational assignments include Commanding Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Savannah and flying assignments at U.S. Coast Guard Air Stations Clearwater, FL, San Diego, CA, Kodiak, AK, New Orleans, LA, to include plank owner for the Commandant’s HITRON-10 Proof of Concept.
CAPT Tobiasz’s staff assignments include Military Liaison to the U.S. Senate, U.S. Coast Guard Congressional Affairs, and CG-821 Directorate for Resources, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters where he was responsible for drafting, reviewing, and defending the Coast Guard budget before Congress, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Department of Homeland Security.
CAPT Tobiasz has qualified in seven aircraft including Flight Examiner in the HH-60J Jayhawk, HH-65C/D Dolphin, MH-90A/B Hornet, and Aircraft Commander in the HC-130H Hercules. He has logged over 6,700 flight hours and holds multiple fixed and rotary-wing FAA ratings. His personal awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, five Meritorious Service Medals, two Air Medals, two Coast Guard Commendation Medals, five Coast Guard Achievement Medals, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and numerous unit and team awards.
CAPT Tobiasz holds a B.S. in Aeronautics, M.S. in Aeronautical Science, and a M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College. He is also a graduate of Harvard’s National Security Fellows Program and a Fellow of MIT’s XXI Foreign Politics, International Relations, and National Interest program.
CAPT Tobiasz is married to the former Wendy E. Biscontine who hails from Moline, IL, and is a 1991 graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago.