This page contains an archive of news items published by the Commandant of the Coast Guard and other senior staff members.
William R. Brownfield was sworn in on Feb 1st 2011 as the Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, in a ceremony attended by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, other State Dept. officials, and various representatives from throughout the federal government. Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O'Hara represented the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard and the Bureau are partners in the multi-agency effort to combat drug smuggling, often working together on training and support initiatives for Caribbean nations.