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Chief Machinery Technician
Chris Keister
Engineering Petty Officer USCG Station Los Angeles Long Beach

MKC Chris Keister is a 17 year veteran of the Coast Guard.  His assignments upon completion of basic training in 1991 include; Stations Fire Island NY, Cape Cod Canal, MA and Motor Life Boat Station Tillamook Bay, OR.  He was also assigned in the following USCG Cutters; Point Bonita (WPB 82347) Long Island, NY,  Chase (WHEC 718) San Diego, CA, and Petrel (WPB 87350) San Diego, CA. 

His awards include 3 Coast Guard Achievement Medals, 2 Commandant’s Letter of Commendation and numerous other unit and personal awards.  He has earned the Coast Guard’s permanent cutterman insignia and boat forces insignia and is a proud graduate of class 144 of the Chief Petty Officers Academy.

Last Modified 1/12/2016