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Rear Admiral Carola List

Commander, Operational Logistics Command

U.S. Coast Guard

Rear Admiral List serves as the Commander of Operational Logistics Command (LOGCOM), responsible for the delivery of mission support logistics for Coast Guard steady state, contingency response, and expeditionary operations for planned events of national significance. She ensures common business processes are used by Logistics Centers and Service Centers during the delivery of regional services provided by 23 Base Commands.

Prior to assuming command, Rear Admiral List served as the Coast Guard’s Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4). As the Coast Guard's "Chief Engineer", she was responsible for all civil, aeronautical, naval, and industrial engineering, including logistics for the service's 25,000 facilities, 2,100 cutters and boats and 200 aircraft. Leading a 5,600 plus workforce assigned across Coast Guard Headquarters, Aviation Logistics Center, Surface Force Logistics Center, Shore Infrastructure Logistics Center, and the Coast Guard Yard, she was responsible for developing, deploying, and maintaining the resources necessary to sustain Service capabilities.

A career naval aviator with over 4,800 flight hours, RADM List served as the Commanding Officer of Air Station Sacramento, California, standing up the first HC-27J fixed-wing unit for the Coast Guard. Her other operational assignments include Executive Officer Air Station Barbers Point, HI; Engineering Officer Air Station Los Angeles, CA; Engineering Officer Air Station Clearwater, FL; and Air Station San Diego, CA.

Her staff assignments include Executive Assistant to the Deputy Commandant for Mission Support where she coordinated Headquarters and field activities for a 17,000-person mission support organization; Chief of the Office of Aeronautical Engineering, leading engineering, maintenance, and logistics efforts for the service; Aeronautical Engineering Systems Chief, and HC-144 Fixed Wing Systems Manager; Program Manager in the Office of Acquisition Programs, responsible for a $900 million cutter and response boat acquisition program executing the initial deployment of the long range interceptor (LRI) and over the horizon (OTH) boats, as well as the deployment of the response-boat medium (RBM) achieving full operational capability for the service; and Coast Guard District One Readiness and Reserve Programs.

Commissioned in the United States Coast Guard in 1991, RADM List attended flight training at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida. She is a U.S. Coast Guard designated Aeronautical Engineering Officer, and qualified Aircraft Commander and Instructor Pilot, having flown the MH-65 Dolphin and HH-60J Jayhawk helicopters as well as the HC-27J Spartan fixed wing aircraft.

RADM List holds a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University, Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy; a Master of Science in Quality Systems Management; a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration; and is a graduate of the Defense Acquisition University’s Senior Acquisition course.