The Atlantic Area Command Center coordinates Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Rescue Missions that occur on the High Seas across and outside District Boundaries ranging from the Rocky Mountains to the Arabian Gulf and spans 14 million square miles.

Our Command Staff

Vice Admiral Scott A. BuschmanCommander
Atlantic Area
      
Vice Admiral Scott A. Buschman
Capt St. Pierre PhotoChief Of Staff
Atlantic Area
CAPT St. Pierre
   
Deputy Commander
Atlantic Area

Deputy Area Commander

Reserve Chief of Staff Atlantic Area 
CAPT Julia Hein

   
Chaplain
Atlantic Area
Captain Bruce Boyle, CHC, USN

External Affairs
Atlantic Area
Commander Ann Bassolino

   

Command Master Chief Atlantic Area
CMC James "Jim" Bach

 

USCG Historian Atlantic AreaHistorian
Atlantic Area
William H. Thiesen, PHD 
           
   
Reserve Command Master Chief
Atlantic Area
CMC Joe Pasqua
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