PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard celebrates 75th anniversary of the Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center Thursday at 10 a.m. in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
Adm. Steven D. Poulin, Coast Guard Vice Commandant, is scheduled to attend the event along with Vice Adm. Paul F. Thomas, Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, and Rear Adm. Carola J. List, Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics.
The Coast Guard ALC serves as the logistical support for all U.S. Coast Guard aviation that including approximately 42 aircraft overhauls every year. This includes depot level maintenance, engineering, supply, procurement, information services, and acquisition project management. This event celebrates 75 years of workforce dedication and modernization.
U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center 75th Anniversary ceremony information
The Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center 75th Anniversary ceremony to take place into the ALC instalations in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Thursday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.
Who is who, the ceremony will preside by:
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 and serves as the Component Acquisition Executive.
Vice Admiral Paul F. Thomas assumed duties as the Deputy Commandant for Mission Support (DCMS) in June 2021. As Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, Vice Admiral Thomas leads the 17,000-person organization that delivers the systems and people that enable the U.S. Coast Guard to efficiently and effectively perform its operational missions. He is responsible for all facets of support for the Coast Guard’s diverse mission set through oversight of human capital, lifecycle engineering and logistics, acquisitions, information technology and security.
Rear Admiral Carola J. List assumed the duties of the Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4) in April of 2021. As the Coast Guard’s «Chief Engineer», she is responsible for all civil, aeronautical, naval, industrial engineering, including logistics for the service’s 25,000 facilities, 2,100 cutters and boats and 200 aircraft. Leading a 5,600 plus 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 the resources necessary to sustain Service capabilities to meet operational requirements in support of the Coast Guard’s five fundamental roles of Maritime Safety, Maritime Security, Maritime Mobility, National Defense, and Protection of Natural Resources, executing an annual budget of nearly $1 billion.
Captain Tad Wilson. In 2010 earned a Master of Science Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University. He went on to be the Airworthiness Sustainment Branch Chief and Engineering Services Division Chief at the Aviation Logistics Center, assuring the airworthiness of the Coast Guard’s aging aviation fleet of over 200 aircraft. He most recently served as the Executive Assistant to the Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics.
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