Rear Admiral Nathan A. Moore

Assistant Commandant for Engineering & Logistics (CG-4)

U.S. Coast Guard


Rear Admiral Moore assumed his duties as the Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4) in July 2019.  As the Coast Guard’s “Chief Engineer”, he is responsible for all naval, aeronautical, civil and industrial engineering and logistics for the Service’s 23,000 facilities, 230 ships, 1,800 boats and 200 aircraft. He is responsible for executing an annual budget of $1 billion, and leading 5,000 personnel assigned to Coast Guard Headquarters, Aviation Logistics Center, Surface Forces Logistics Center, Shore Infrastructure Logistics Center, and the Coast Guard Yard.

He previously served as the Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff of Coast Guard Pacific Area beginning in 2017 where he was responsible for oversight of operations in the four Coast Guard Districts in the Pacific theater. 

As a cutterman, Rear Admiral Moore served as a Student Engineer aboard USCGC POLAR STAR, Engineer Officer aboard USCGC HARRIET LANE, Executive Officer of USCGC VENTUROUS, Commanding Officer aboard USCGC RESOLUTE, and most recently the Commanding Officer of USCGC STRATTON.

Previous staff assignments include: Chief of the Office of Naval Engineering at Coast Guard Headquarters (CG-45), Chief of the Officer Assignment Branch (OPM-2) at Personnel Services Center,  Commanding Officer of Naval Engineering Support Unit Honolulu, and ship stability instructor at the Navy Surface Warfare Officer School in Newport, Rhode Island.

Rear Admiral Moore graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in 1992. He holds both a Masters of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Michigan and Masters of National Resource Strategy from the Eisenhower School.  His military decorations include two Legions of Merit, four Meritorious Service Medals, two Coast Guard Commendation Medals, and the Navy Commendation Medal. He has been a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Michigan since 1999.