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Rear Admiral Nathan A. Moore

Deputy Commander, Atlantic Area

U.S. Coast Guard

Rear Admiral Moore assumed the duties of Deputy Commander, Atlantic Area in July 2023. As Deputy Commander, he is responsible for all U.S. Coast Guard missions within a geographic region spanning from the Rocky Mountains to the Arabian Gulf and encompassing five Coast Guard Districts and 40 states.

RADM Moore’s previous flag assignments include serving as Commander, 17th Coast Guard District where he was responsible for Coast Guard operations throughout Alaska, the North Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, and the Bering Sea. He served as the Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4), responsible for all naval, aeronautical, civil, and industrial engineering and logistics for the Service. Additionally, RADM Moore served as the Deputy Commander Pacific Area where he was responsible for all Coast Guard mission from the Rocky Mountains west to the eastern coast of Africa.

As a cutterman, Rear Admiral Moore served as a Student Engineer aboard USCGC Polar Star (WAGB 10), Engineer Officer aboard USCGC Harriet Lane (WMEC 903), Executive Officer of USCGC Venturous (WMEC 625), Commanding Officer aboard USCGC Resolute (WMEC 620), and most recently Commanding Officer of USCGC Stratton (WMSL 752).

Previous staff assignments include: Chief of Staff of U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area, 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 four Legions of Merit, five 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.