Rear Admiral Amy Grable assumed the duties as the Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4) in June 2023. As the Coast Guard's "Chief Engineer", she is 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-member workforce assigned across Coast Guard Headquarters, Aviation Logistics Center, Surface Force Logistics Center, Shore Infrastructure Logistics Center, and the Coast Guard Yard, she is responsible for developing, deploying, and maintaining resources necessary to sustain service capabilities and support the Coast Guard missions.
Rear Admiral Grable’s previous assignments include Commanding Officer of Base Boston, Deputy Commander of Coast Guard Cyber Command (CGCYBER), Product Line Manager for Enterprise Information System Infrastructure, Commanding Officer of Electronic Systems Support Unit Boston, Assignment Officer at the Coast Guard Personnel Service Center, Executive Officer at Coast Guard Electronic Systems Support Unit Seattle, Assistant Technical Manager for the Rescue 21 Acquisition program, Communications Engineer at the Coast Guard Research & Development Center and Engineer Officer in Training and Damage Control Assistant aboard USCGC SPENCER (WMEC 905).
Rear Admiral Grable graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. In 1998, she graduated from the University of Rhode Island with an M.S. in Electrical Engineering. She completed a one-year program and was honored as an Excellence in Government Senior Fellow in 2015. She was selected for Senior Service School and earned an M.S. in Government Information Leadership from the National Defense University College of Information and Cyberspace in 2018.
Rear Admiral Grable’s honors include one Legion of Merit, three Meritorious Service Medals, two Coast Guard Commendation Medals, and the Coast Guard Achievement Medal. She was named the 2002 Coast Guard Elite Athlete of the Year for her accomplishments in the sport of distance running and was selected as the winner of the 2017 Women in Technology, Women in Defense leadership award.
Rear Admiral Grable is married to Timothy Grable of Hanson, Massachusetts. They have four children, Kyle (age 17), Keira (age 15), Drew, and Quinn (age 12).