Senior Coast Guard Leadership

Leaders are individuals who guide or direct in a course by showing the way. 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.



Admiral Kevin E. Lunday

Kevin E. Lunday

Vice Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard

Admiral Kevin E. Lunday assumed the duties as the 34th Vice Commandant on June 13, 2024.  As the Vice Service Chief, Admiral Lunday advances and executes the Commandant’s Intent and U.S. Coast Guard Strategy, directs internal organizational...