Thursday, November 20, 2008

Westbrook Native Named Coast Guard Chief of Staff

Rear Admiral John Currier, a Westbrook native and University of Southern Maine graduate, was recently named the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Coast Guard.

An aviation officer in the Coast Guard since 1976, Rear Adm. Currier has been stationed throughout the United States and was most recently commander of the Coast Guard Thirteenth District in Seattle, Washington. As Chief of Staff, he'll "oversee acquisition, human capital, budgeting, communitcation technologies, engineering and logistics for the service."

- John C.L. Morgan

Disclosure: I'm a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves.

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