United States Coast Guard
Atlantic Area Reserve Chief of Staff
Captain Julia Hein assumed her duties as Atlantic Area, Reserve Chief of Staff in October 2015,
following her role a Deputy Director, Incident Management and Preparedness Policy, Washington, DC.
Captain Hein’s 27 year career has included a variety of operational and staff assignments. Her
previous duty assignments in the Coast Guard include: District Thirteen, Reserve Chief of Staff in
Seattle, WA from 2013-2014; Deputy Director, Incident Management and Preparedness Policy,
Washington, DC from 2012-2013; Federal On-Scen Coordinator for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
District Eight Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer (EPLO) Coordinator, New Orleans, LA from
2011-2012; Senior Reserve Officer to Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi, Texas, from 2009-2011;
Deployment and Distribution Operations Center Executive Officer, U.S. Transportation Command, Scott
Air Force Base, IL, from 2006- 2009; Senior Reserve Officer, Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan,
Milwaukee, WI, from 2002-2006; Reserve Executive Officer, Assistant Chief of Port Operations, and
Chief of Planning for Homeland Defense, USCG Marine Safety Office, Chicago, IL from 1998- 2002;
Supply Officer, USCGC Rush, Honolulu, HI from 1996-1998; Executive Officer, Coast Guard Training
Quota Management Center, Chesapeake, VA from 1993-1996; Coast Guard Liaison Officer to the US
Navy’s Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Center Atlantic, Norfolk, VA from 1991-1993; Weapons
Officer, USCGC Jarvis, Honolulu, HI 1989-1991.
Captain Julia Hein, a native of Annandale, Virginia, graduated from the United States Coast Guard
Academy in 1989. Her military decorations include the Defense Meritoriou Service Medal, Meritorious
Service Medal (4), Coast Guard Achievement Medal (4), an various unit and team awards.
Captain Hein is married to Burton Hein of Green Bay, WI. They have four children: Candyce,
Kristopher, Tabitha, and Jordan.