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Rear Admiral Rebecca Ore

Assistant Commandant for Intelligence (CG-2)

United States Coast Guard

RDML Ore assumed the duties of Assistant Commandant for Intelligence (CG-2), in August 2022. As Head of Intelligence Community Element and Service Cryptologic Component Commander, she provides strategic leadership for the Coast Guard Intelligence Program encompassing collection activities, analysis and production, information technology, and security functions for geospatial, signals, and human intelligence.

In her previous assignment as Commanding Officer and Captain of the Port at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach, she facilitated regional partnerships and led a team of 550 active duty, reserve and civilian personnel, and the 1,200-member volunteer Auxiliary workforce. Her team was responsible for safeguarding the maritime transportation system flowing through the vital ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. As the Federal On-Scene Coordinator for the Pipeline 00547 Response in October 2021, she led a team of 1,800 personnel to mitigate the discharge of oil affecting northern Mexico and the counties of Orange and San Diego.

As an operator and a strategist, RDML Ore possesses unique insights to the intersection of the homeland and national security space. She implemented maritime safety and security regimes at the international, national, state, and local levels across the spectrum of strategy, policy, budget, and operations. Serving in the Pacific Northwest, Ports of New York and New Jersey, and the Ports of South Louisiana and New Orleans, she integrated among maritime communities to address complex port and contingency operations. She garnered unique insights into the harmonization of government regulation, stakeholder priorities, and the flow of maritime commerce through previous policy work as a member of the National Security Council Staff, program examiner at Office of Management and Budget, and fellow to The House of Representatives, Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security.

RDML Ore holds a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and a Master of Public Administration from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a National Security Affairs Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, and a German Marshall Fund Marshall Memorial Fellow. RDML Ore is certified as a Type 1 Incident Commander and Planning Section Chief in the National Incident Management System.