Atlantic Area

District 1Boston, MA

The First District is an agile, expert military organization providing the best possible service in Maritime Safety, Homeland Security, National Defense, and Environmental Protection.

District 5Portsmouth, VA

The Fifth Coast Guard District ensures the safety and security of the oceans, coastal areas, and marine transportation system within America’s Mid-Atlantic Region.

District 7Miami, FL

In a dynamic operational environment, the men and women of the Seventh District safely and effectively assist mariners on the sea and diligently protect our environment while actively deterring and preventing threats from reaching our shores.

District 8New Orleans, LA

Headquartered in New Orleans, the 8th Coast Guard District is responsible for U.S. Coast Guard operations spanning 26 states, including the Gulf of Mexico coastline from Florida to Mexico, the adjacent offshore waters and outer continental shelf, as well as the inland waterways of the Mississippi, Ohio, Missouri, Illinois, and Tennessee River systems.

District 9Cleveland, OH

The Ninth Coast Guard District is responsible for all Coast Guard operations throughout the five Great Lakes, the Saint Lawrence Seaway and parts of the surrounding states including 6,700 miles of shoreline and 1,500 miles of the international border with Canada.


Pacific Area

District 11Alameda, CA

The Eleventh Coast Guard District encompasses the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, and Utah, the coastal and offshore waters out over thousand miles and the offshore waters of Mexico and Central America down to South America.

District 13Seattle, WA

The Coast Guard 13th District comprises the Pacific Northwest and is the gateway to the North Pacific and Alaska. D13's Area of Responsibility encompasses four states and the entire Pacific Northwest coast. We also share a border with Canada to the north and California to the south.

District 14Honolulu, HI

In 1939, the Fourteenth Coast Guard District was established ashore in Honolulu with 230 personnel. Today, more than 1,150 active duty, 150 reserve, 80 civilian, and 400 Auxiliary men and women make up the Fourteenth District, which boasts the Coast Guard’s largest area of responsibility. The district covers more than 12.2 million square miles of land and sea, with units on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, the Big Island, and in American Samoa, Saipan, Guam, Singapore and Japan.

District 17New Orleans, LA

We serve and safeguard the public, protect the environment and its resources, and defend the Nation’s interests in the Alaskan maritime region. The 17th District encompasses over 3,853,500 sq. miles and over 47,300 miles of shoreline throughout Alaska and the Arctic.

Deputy Commandant for Mission Support (DCMS)

Human Resources (CG-1)Washington, DC

Our goal is to get the right people, in the right place, at the right time, with the right skills, and the right support ... now and in the future.

Engineering and Logistics (CG-4)Washington, DC

The Engineering and Logistics Team ... provides effective, affordable, capability for our customers, and into the future.

Assistant Commandant for C4&IT (CG-6)Washington, DC

The Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology (C4&IT)/CG-6 designs, develops, deploys, and maintains C4&IT solutions for the entire Coast Guard to enable mission execution and achieve the Coast Guard’s goals of maritime safety, security, and stewardship.

Acquisition (CG-9)Washington, DC

The Coast Guard is investing approximately $1 billion annually in major and non-major acquisition programs that purchase and modernize the service’s ships, boats, aircraft, and command, control, communication, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.

Director of Operational Logistics (DOL)Washington, DC

The Director of Operational Logistics (DOL) provides mission support logistics during contingency operations and maintains the 24x7 DCMS watch to effectively facilitate support to the field during normal operations and contingencies across the entire Coast Guard enterprise.

Force Readiness Command (FORCECOM)Washington, DC

Force Readiness Command will be renowned for providing a world-class workforce, products, and services. Our contribution will be indispensable to Coast Guard mission success.

U.S. Coast Guard AcademyNEW LONDON, CT

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is proud to educate leaders of a multi-mission, maritime military force. Commissioned officers in the Coast Guard lead teams of men and women and are continually called on to serve their community, country and fellow citizens.

Deputy Commandant for Operations (DCO)

Assistant Commandant for Response Policy (CG-5R)WASHINGTON, DC

The Assistant Commandant for Response Policy is responsible for developing and promulgating doctrine and policy guidance for all Coast Guard forces to effectively and efficiently accomplish operational maritime missions in the areas of law enforcement, counterterrorism and defense operations, incident management and preparedness, search and rescue, and contingency exercises.

Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy (CG-5P)WASHINGTON, DC

The Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy (CG-5P) develops and maintains policy, standards, and program alignment for the prevention activities of the Coast Guard to achieve Marine Safety, Security, and Stewardship mission success.

Assistant Commandant for Capability (CG-7)WASHINGTON, DC

Capabilities Provider - The directorate is responsible for identifying and providing capabilities, competencies, and capacity and developing standards for the staffing, training, equipping, sustaining, maintaining, and employing Coast Guard forces to meet mission requirements.

Office of Cyberspace Forces (CG-791)WASHINGTON, DC

Obtain Cyberspace capabilities, competencies, and capacity to meet operational requirements.

National Command Center (CG-DCO-NCC)WASHINGTON, DC

The United States Coast Guard National Command Center (NCC) mission is to maintain situational awareness of all major Coast Guard Operations world-wide and all significant external events or activities with potential Coast Guard or DHS equities.

Director of International Affairs & Foreign Policy (CG-DCO-I) WASHINGTON, DC

Advance foreign policy, national security, and enhance U.S. Coast Guard operations through meaningful international engagements, partnerships, and security cooperation to promote global maritime governance.

Direct Reports

Director of Governmental & Public Affairs (CG-092) WASHINGTON, DC

The mission of the United States Coast Guard is to ensure our Nation's maritime safety, security and stewardship.

Assistant Commandant for Resources (CG-8)WASHINGTON, DC

The Coast Guard is the only branch of the U.S. Armed Forces within the Department of Homeland Security. A law enforcement agency, member of the U.S. Intelligence Community, and first responder during natural disasters – the Coast Guard leverages an expansive array of interagency, military, international, and industrial relationships for maximum strategic effect.

Civil Rights DirectorateWASHINGTON, DC

Civil Rights Directorate mission is to maximize Coast Guard's overall mission effectiveness by leading programs and facilitating practices which foster a discrimination-free workplace.

Judge Advocate General & Chief CounselWASHINGTON, DC

The Coast Guard legal program delivers high-quality legal advice and support to the people who carry out the varied functions of the Coast Guard to ensure their missions, operations and activities can be achieved within the spirit, as well as the letter, of the law.