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Assistant Commandant for Marine Safety, Security, and Stewardship (CG-5)

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Director of Response Policy (CG-53)
Formerly the Assistant Commandant for Response (CG-3R)



The Director of Response Policy is responsible for developing and promulgating doctrine and policy guidance for all Coast Guard forces to effectively and efficiently accomplish operational maritime missions in the areas of law enforcement, counterterrorism and defense operations, incident management and preparedness, search and rescue, and contingency exercises. The Director also provides oversight to ensure successful operational execution against programmatic standards and maintains outreach to key stakeholders and partners to ensure policy alignment throughout the Coast Guard, and among federal and international partners.

Contact the Director of Response Policy (CG-53):

Director of Response Policy (CG-53)
U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
2100 Second Street, SW
Washington, DC 20593

Last Modified 1/12/2016