Commander Leon Guerrero serves as the Executive Officer of Coast
Guard Activities Far East located in Fussa-shi, Tokyo, Japan. In
this capacity, he is responsible for the administration of the unit
and its two subordinate offices in Sembawang, Singapore and Seoul,
Republic of Korea. Additionally, he executes the statutory duties
and responsibilities of the Officer in Charge Marine Inspections, in
absence of the Commanding Officer.
Prior to reporting to his current position, Commander Leon Guerrero
served as the Prevention Department Chief at Coast Guard Sector San
Diego and the designated Officer in Charge Marine Inspections. In
this role, he oversaw the construction and certification of the U.S.
Navy’s Lewis and Clark class T-AKE dry cargo/ammunition ships, along
with the PC-1 class of double-hulled product tankers. His other
Prevention specialty assignments include Deep Draft Vessel
Inspections Program Manager at Coast Guard Headquarters, Inspections
Division Chief at Coast Guard Activities Europe, Supervisor of Coast
Guard Marine Safety Detachment Saipan, and as a Marine Inspector at
Coast Guard Marianas Section/Marine Safety Office Guam. Before
entering the Prevention specialty, Commander Leon Guerrero held
several positions in the naval engineering field. His assignments
as a naval engineer include WPB Port Engineer at Coast Guard Naval
Engineering Support Unit Honolulu, Assistant Engineering
Officer/Damage Control Assistant on USCGC ALERT, and Student
Engineer on USCGC RESOLUTE.
Commander Leon Guerrero is a graduate of the Coast Guard Academy and
earned a BS in Electrical Engineering. He and his wife Jolene have
two sons, Kameron and Kaleb.