The U.S. Senate confirmed Adm. Linda Fagan Wednesday to lead the Coast Guard as its next commandant.
Fagan will be the first woman to lead a U.S. military service branch.
Fagan has served as the service’s vice commandant since June 2021, when she became the first woman four-star admiral in Coast Guard history.
The Senate also confirmed five other significant roles:
- Vice Commandant – Adm. Steven D. Poulin
- Deputy Commandant for Operations – Rear Adm. Peter Gautier
- Commander, District 14 – Rear Adm. Michael H. Day
- Commander, Atlantic Area – Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday
- Commander, Pacific Area - Rear Adm. Andrew J. Tiongson
Previously announced senior leadership assignments include:
- First District Commander – RADM J.W. Mauger
- Fifth District Commander – RADM (Select) S.N. Gilreath
- Seventh District Commander – RADM (Select) B.C. McPherson
- Eighth District Commander – RADM (Select) R.V. Timme
- Ninth District Commander – RADM M.J. Johnston
- Eleventh District Commander – RADM (Select) A.M. Sugimoto
- Thirteenth District Commander – RADM M.W. Bouboulis
- Seventeenth District Commander – RADM N.A. Moore
For the full list of AY22 flag officer and senior executive service assignments, please see ALCOAST 086/22 (CAC required).
Learn more about the Coast Guard’s leadership on uscg.mil/Biographies/