CO: LT Sarah E. Ernst
Lieutenant Ernst graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. Her initial assignment was as a Deck Watch Officer onboard USCGC POLAR SEA (WAGB 11) homeported in Seattle, Washington. Lieutenant Ernst was next assigned as the Executive Officer onboard USCGC LIBERTY (WPB 1334) homeported in Juneau, Alaska from 2008 to 2010.
Lieutenant Ernstís personal awards include three Coast Guard Achievement Medals, and the Antarctica Service medal. She earned her 200-ton Masterís license in 2011. Lieutenant Ernst is a native of Sherborn, Massachusetts and is married to Torsten Ernst of Marietta, Georgia.
LTJG Andrew Corwell is a 2011 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He reported to ASSATEAGUE from USCGC TAHOMA (WMEC 908), home ported in Portsmouth, NH, where he served as First Lieutenant and Assistant Navigator.