State of the Coast Guard Address, Thursday, March 11, 13:00 Eastern, 10:00 Pacific

Below is a D11 news release. Includes how to watch.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Top Coast Guard officer to outline state of the Coast Guard during San Diego address

Media Advisory

U.S. Coast Guard 11th District PA Detachment San Diego
Contact: Coast Guard PA Detachment San Diego
Office: (619) 278-7025
After Hours: (619) 252-1304
PA Detachment San Diego online newsroom

Top Coast Guard officer to outline state of the Coast Guard during San Diego address

WHO: Adm. Karl Schultz, commandant of the United States Coast Guard

WHAT: The service chief is scheduled to give his third annual State of the Coast Guard Address

WHEN: Thursday at 10:00 a.m. PST

WHERE: Virtual via live stream and video Q&A afterward

Editor’s Note: Media may RSVP at (619) 252-1304 no later than Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, in-person attendance will be extremely limited. However, this event will be live-streamed at https://www.uscg.mil/alwaysready/ and on Facebook at @USCoastGuard. Immediately following the event, Admiral Schultz will be available for Q&A via video conference call. Media who RSVP will be given media call details.

SAN DIEGO — The commandant of the United States Coast Guard is scheduled to deliver his third State of the Coast Guard Address Thursday at Coast Guard Sector San Diego.

Adm. Karl Schultz will outline his vision for the service to protect the homeland, enhance economic prosperity and advance America’s national security interests. Adm. Schultz will accentuate the dedication and sacrifice of Coast Guard members stationed across the country and deployed around the world during this past year of unprecedented challenges.

The address will cover topics such as investments in shore infrastructure, vital cutter and aircraft acquisition programs, continued focus on revolutionizing the service’s use of technology and talent management initiatives.

Adm. Schultz will further highlight Coast Guard operations in our nation’s system of ports and waterways, better known as the Marine Transportation System (MTS). The MTS is a key economic engine for the nation, fueling 26% of America’s gross domestic product (GDP) which equates to $5.4 trillion of annual economic activity and 31 million jobs.

Additionally, Adm. Schultz is expected to feature stories of Coast Guard women and men who excelled in crisis, rescued mariners in distress, interdicted illicit narcotics and responded to a record-setting Atlantic basin hurricane season, all complicated by the challenges presented by the COVID-19 global pandemic. Finally, Adm. Schultz will discuss how the global Coast Guard is a unique instrument of national security.

Detailed Schedule of Events:

  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PST: State of the Coast Guard Address
  • 11:30 a.m. – noon PST: Adm. Schultz will be available for media inquiries via video conference call.

4 thoughts on “State of the Coast Guard Address, Thursday, March 11, 13:00 Eastern, 10:00 Pacific

  1. Anyone have additional insight regarding the CG Commandant’s status vis-a-vis the JCS? I seem to remember several years ago there was a line item in the CG authorization bill to add a 2nd Vice-Admiral billet for the CG in order to have a seat on the JCS. I assume that did not happen. I always had the impression that CG headquarters did not embrace the idea of a CG flag on the JCS.

    • @etgonehome, The Commandant routinely sits in with the JCS but is not a member.

      Unfortunately the Commandant reports to way to many Congressional committees, so probably better he is not a full time JCS member.

    • I included in my initial post the same link you attached as a reference but perhaps it got lost or I did something incorrect.

      Thanks for the response.

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