Meet the Command Cadre!
Lieutenant Wieland reports to Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor after serving as a Command Duty Officer at the Coast Guard First District Command Center and Rescue Coordination Center Boston. There he managed multi-mission Coast Guard operations in the Northeastern United States, which included Hurricane Sandy as well as numerous law enforcement and international offshore Search and Rescue cases in the North Atlantic Ocean. Prior to that assignment, he served as both a Deployable Specialized Forces Team Leader and Operations Officer at Maritime Safety and Security Team Boston (91110) in Boston, Massachusetts. He led extended deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom along with numerous national special security events throughout the continental United States. His first tour of duty was as a Deck Watch Officer aboard USCGC BEAR (WMEC 901) homeported in Portsmouth, VA.
Lieutenant Wieland is a native of Smithtown, New York and graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management.
LT Wielandís military awards include the Coast Guard Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Coast Guard Achievement Medals, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal as well as numerous team and personal awards.