Guardians of the Keys
Captain Aylwyn S. Young, USCG
Coast Guard Sector Key West, Florida
Before assuming command of Sector Key West, he served as Executive Assistant to the Coast Guard Atlantic Area Commander, where he was his principal’s advisor, scheduler, and speech writer. He supported Coast Guard operations ranging from the Rocky Mountains to the Arabian Gulf, spanning five Coast Guard Districts and 40 states.
Captain Young’s enlisted assignments include Chief, Administration Department, Coast Guard Marine Safety Office, Chicago, Illinois; Administrative Assistant in USCGC SPENCER, Boston, Massachusetts and Director of Auxiliary Office, Second Southern Region, Nashville, Tennessee; Coast Guard representative aboard USS PORTLAND, deploying with the U.S. Navy to Central America, South America, and West Africa; Administrative Assistant, Coast Guard Marine Safety Office, Paducah, Kentucky and as crew member aboard USCGC KAW, Cleveland, Ohio.
Captain Young is a graduate of Southern Illinois University, holding a Bachelor of Science in Workforce Education and Development. He has also completed courses in a variety of Homeland Security, Coast Guard, and Department of Defense mission areas.
Captain Young’s awards include two Defense Meritorious Service Medals, two Meritorious Service Medals, four Coast Guard Commendation Medals, two Coast Guard Achievement Medals, and various unit commendations and service medals.
USCG SECTOR KEY WEST
100 TRUMBO ROAD
KEY WEST, FL 33040