CDR Dan Ursino
CDR Dan Ursino, a native of Springfield, Massachusetts, graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. He has previously served aboard two medium endurance cutters with his first assignment as Deck Watch Officer on USCGC CONFIDENCE (WMEC 619) in Port Canaveral, Florida. He later served as Operations Officer on CGC ACTIVE (WMEC 618) in Port Angeles, Washington.
CDR Ursino earned a Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois, and is licensed as a Professional Engineer in Florida. On shore, he served as the Facilities Engineer at USCG Base San Juan Puerto Rico and as Project Manager at USCG Civil Engineering Unit Miami where he routinely deployed as a member of the Disaster Assessment Team, and was a first responder during hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma. Most recently, CDR Ursino served as Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering and the Assistant Dean of Academics at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT.
CDR Ursino’s personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, two Coast Guard Commendation Medals, and two Coast Guard Achievement Medals.