Vice President Pence Delivers the Keynote Address at the U.S. Coast Guard Commencement Ceremony – The White House – 5/23/2018

The United States Coast Guard is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country’s seven uniformed services (Wikipedia).

The Vice Commandant:  ADM Charles D. Michel

Secretary of Homeland Security:  Kirstjen Nielsen

Role:  Defense operations, maritime law enforcement, and search and rescue.

Size:  Nearly 90,000

Commandant:  ADM Paul F. Zukunft

Their Nickname is:  “Coasties” – “Shallow water sailors” – “The Guard”


Credit:  Photo from the United States Coast Guard