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Photo Image CDR Adam B. Morrison CDR Adam B. Morrison
Commanding Officer

Commander Morrison hails from Norrisville, Maryland and reported to MOHAWK with ten years of sea-time in five different cutters.

Before his assignment to command MOHAWK, Commander Morrison served as the Coast Guard’s Budget and Program Reviewer for the Commercial Regulations & Standards Directorate (CG-5PS); Inspections & Compliance Directorate (CG-5PC); and the Incident Management & Preparedness Directorate (CG-5RI). From 2010 to 2013, he analyzed and made recommendations on the program’s policies, resource requests, legislative proposals, and cross-programmatic correspondence for the Assistant Commandant for Resources, the Vice Commandant, and the Commandant. He reviewed, prepared, and defended budget requests to the Department of Homeland Security, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Congress. Additionally, he prepared senior Coast Guard leadership to brief and provide testimony before the Department of Homeland Security, the White House, and Congress.

CDR Morrison previously served aboard five Coast Guard Cutters, including PLANETREE, EAGLE, SENECA, Commanding Officer of the Cutter CHANDELEUR, and Executive Officer of the Cutter HARRIET LANE. His assignments ashore included duty as a Nautical Science Instructor on the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s Professional Development faculty, as well as detached duty as a Congressional Fellow to the Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Homeland Security Appropriations. He is a 1995 graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Government. He also holds a Master in Public Policy degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Commander Morrison’s military decorations include two Meritorious Service Medals, four Coast Guard Commendation Medals, the Coast Guard Achievement Medal, and the Commandant’s Letter of Commendation.

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