Rear Admiral Todd Wiemers serves as the Assistant Commandant for Capability, and is responsible for identifying and providing capabilities, competencies, and capacity along with service-wide policy for the staffing, training, equipping, and employing Coast Guard forces to meet mission requirements.
During his prior flag assignment, he served as the Assistant Commandant for Reserve where he provided operationally capable and ready personnel to support Coast Guard surge and mobilization requirements in the Homeland and abroad.
Previous assignments include serving as Commander Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, where he managed over 600 active duty, reserve, and civilian men and women in conducting all Coast Guard missions from Kings Bay, GA to Port Malabar, FL including three strategic ports of St Mary’s/Fernandina, Jacksonville, and Port Canaveral.
In 2016, he served as the Coast Guard’s Presidential Transition Component Action Officer where he developed briefing materials and content to educate and inform the incoming administration about the Coast Guard’s missions, programs and activities.
As the Deputy Assistant Commandant for Capability, he was responsible for identifying and sourcing new and extended capabilities, competencies, and capacity to meet U.S. Coast Guard mission requirements.
Other operational assignments include Commanding Officer of USCGC POINT HURON, Operations Officer on USCGC COWSLIP, Surface Operations Officer at Group Corpus Christi, Sector Response at Sector Honolulu, and Deputy Sector Commander at Sector Delaware Bay.
His staff assignments include serving in the Ninth Coast Guard District, and tours at Coast Guard Headquarters. In the Office of Budget and Programs, he developed and defended the Coast Guard’s fiscal year 2005 budget at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and Congress. As Chief of the Office of Boat Forces, he was the program manager for all boat platforms throughout the Coast Guard.
A native of Naperville, Illinois, Rear Admiral Wiemers graduated with honors from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1990 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Management, and earned a Masters of Business Administration from the College of William and Mary.
He is married to Mrs. Mayte Medina from Panama.