Archived Coast Guard Promulgated Strategies and Supporting Documents
Coast Guard Strategic Intent
The Strategic Intent 2015-2019 outlines the Coast Guard’s highest strategic priorities to address the organizational risks that exist in the 21st century. These priorities are directly aligned with national strategies and policies, and guidance from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to include the priorities outlined in the DHS Quadrennial Homeland Security Review.
2014 Commandant's Direction
This document is founded on our Core Values and guided by the principles of Service to Nation, Duty
to People, and Commitment to Excellence. Each principle reinforces the others and they collectively
inform strategic, operational, and resource decision-making throughout the Coast Guard.
Creating and Sustaining Strategic Intent in the USCG - Evergreen -- Version 3.0
Evergreen III, U.S. Coast Guard Evergreen Process.
2013 DHS White Paper on the U.S. Coast Guard
This 2013 White Paper builds on the 2011 DHS White Paper on the Coast Guard that outlined the strategic framework
for the service in the 21st Century.
2007 U.S. Coast Guard Strategy
The U.S. Coast Guard Strategy for Maritime Safety, Security, and Stewardship describes how the
U.S. Coast Guard will work to safeguard the nation against all threats, hazards, and challenges
in the maritime domain, today and in the future.