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COMMANDER John "Paul" Gregg

United States Coast Guard

 Photo Image Commander John Paul Gregg

Commander Paul Gregg, a native of Issaquah, Washington, graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering.  He has served aboard five cutters, with his first assignment as a Deck Watch Officer aboard USCGC MIDGETT (WHEC 726) in Seattle, Washington.  He has served as Executive Officer twice, aboard USCGC ANACAPA (WPB 1335) in Petersburg, Alaska, and USCGC ACTIVE (WMEC 618) in Port Angeles, Washington, and has served as Commanding Officer twice, aboard USCGC WRANGELL (WPB 1332) in the Middle East, and aboard USCGC GRAND ISLE (WPB 1338) in Gloucester, Massachusetts. 

Commander Gregg earned his Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering in 1999, and served as a Coast Guard Civil Engineer in Cleveland, Ohio, from 2000-2003.  He also served as a program reviewer in the Office of Budget and Programs (CG-82) at Coast Guard Headquarters from 2005-2008.  Commander Gregg spent a year as a Coast Guard Fellow at the Institute for Defense Analysis, and reports to DEPENDABLE after serving two years on the Chief of Naval Operations Staff, as the Coast Guard Liaison to the Director of Surface Warfare.    

Commander Gregg wears the permanent Cutterman Insignia.  His personal awards include two Meritorious Service Medals, three Coast Guard Commendation Medals, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, along with other team, unit, and service awards.  He is a licensed Private Pilot and a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio.


Last Modified 12/4/2013