Senior Coast Guard Leadership

Leaders are individuals who guide or direct in a course by showing the way. The Coast Guard senior leadership possess the highest standards of professionalism and personal integrity. This is exemplified in their adherence to the Coast Guard's core values of honor, respect, and devotion to duty. They strive to ensure that the Coast Guard can complete its missions and remain Semper Paratus, Always Ready.


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Steven D. Poulin

Vice Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard

Admiral Steven D. Poulin assumed the duties as the 33rd Vice Commandant on May 31st, 2022. As the Vice Service Chief and Chief Operating Officer, Admiral Poulin executes the Commandant’s Strategic Intent, manages internal organizational governance...