Port Clinton, OH
Commander Gerald A. Nauert
Commander Gerald A. (Jerry) Nauert is the son of John and Ann Nauert and a native of Shively, Kentucky, a suburb of Louisville
Commander Nauert joined the Coast Guard Reserve as a Port Securityman Third Class in 1989 and was direct commissioned to the rank of Ensign in 1991. His most recent assignment has been with Coast Guard Reserve Unit U. S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base, IL. His duties have included Administrative Officer, Readiness Officer, and Command Security Officer. His augmentation duties with TRANSCOM have been as a Senior Watch Officer in the Intelligence Directorate. During his tenure there, he was personally requested and served twenty-four months on Title Ten active duty in that role as well as Branch Chief over all five joint watch teams and later as the Branch Chief of the Americas Branch of the Intelligence Directorate’s Operation Division in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. While there he was selected as Intelligence Directorate Field Grade Officer of the Quarter three times and once as Intelligence Directorate Field Grade Officer of the Year.
His previous assignments include Senior Reserve Officer at Sector Ohio Valley and Marine Safety Office Louisville where he also performed over two years active duty in the role of Planning Department Chief, Command Intelligence Officer, and Public Affairs Officer. Prior to that assignment he was the Senior Reserve Officer at Group Ohio Valley during which time, after 9-11 as a part of Operation Noble Eagle, he served on active duty as Command Intelligence Officer for Group New Orleans. Other reserve assignments include Reserve Unit Marine Safety Office St. Louis and as Master at Arms for Reserve Unit Louisville. Additionally he led a Disaster Response Unit in response to the flooding on the Mississippi during Operation Buck Shot in 1993 and served as the Public Affairs Officer for Operation Northern Edge in Seward, Alaska in 1999.
CDR Nauert's military awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Joint Service Achievement Medal; two Coast Guard Commendation Medals; two Coast Guard Achievement Medals; the Commandant's Letter of Commendation Ribbon; Coast Guard Reserve Good Conduct Medal; three Humanitarian Service Medals; Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Silver Hour Glass, Bronze M, and Bronze Numeral Five; two Defense Outstanding Volunteer Service Medals; Expert Rifle and Pistol Medals; and various unit and team awards.
Commander Nauert is retired from the Kentucky State Police after serving over 24 years and attaining the rank of Captain. His last assignment was as Commanding Officer of one of the agency’s sixteen field posts. He and his wife Monica are the proud parents of Constance Marie Nauert, a Pre-School Teacher and Developmental Interventionist and Sergeant Alexander Higgins Nauert, a Combat Military Policeman in the United State Marine Corps Reserve.
USCG Port Security Unit 309
Erie Industrial Park, Bldg 360
Port Clinton, OH 43452
PHONE NUMBER (419) 635-4462
FAX NUMBER (419) 635-2608