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CDR Robert S Mohr

CDR Robert S. Mohr
Commanding Officer,

Commander Rob Mohr is a native of Woodstock, NY.  He graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 2000 with a degree in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering.

CDR Mohr is a permanent cutterman with over eight years afloat. His first assignment was as a Student Engineer aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) DURABLE (WMEC 628) in St. Petersburg, FL. After a year, the ship was decommissioned and he transferred down the pier to USCGC RESOLUTE (WMEC 620) as the Damage Control Assistant. His next assignment was as Executive Officer of USCGC PADRE (WPB 1328) in Key West, Florida. Again, after a year aboard, PADRE was decommissioned and he transferred down the pier to USCGC CHINCOTEAGUE (WPB 1320) as Executive Officer. After 5 months, he was selected to fill a 7 month temporary assignment as the Executive Officer of USCGC ADAK (WPB 1333) permanently stationed in Bahrain in the Arabian Gulf for Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. His next afloat assignment was as Engineer Officer aboard USCGC RUSH (WHEC 723) in Honolulu, Hawaii. During this assignment, RUSH patrolled the entire Pacific Rim executing diverse missions where he crossed the Equator, the International Date Line, and the Arctic Circle. His most recent assignment was as the Executive Officer aboard USCGC TAHOMA (WMEC 908) in Kittery, Maine. During this assignment, TAHOMA completed two North Atlantic Living Marine Resource fishery patrols, two District Seven Alien Migrant Interdiction Operations patrols, and two Eastern Pacific counter drug patrols, where the crew seized 3,670 kg of cocaine worth over $130 million and detained 16 suspected drug traffickers.

Ashore, CDR Mohr served as a Port Engineer at Naval Engineering Support Unit (NESU) New Orleans where he managed depot level maintenance aboard Aids to Navigation vessels throughout the vast Coast Guard District Eight. He also served as the Naval Engineering Workforce and Policy Manager for the Office of Naval Engineering (CG-45). He provided resources, information, and tools to ensure maximum professional development, career opportunities, and promotion potential for 530 officers and was also responsible for review and development of all Naval Engineering policy documents including the Naval Engineering Manual. CDR Mohr earned dual Masters of Science Degrees in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan.

CDR Mohr’s military decorations include the Coast Guard Commendation Medal, the Coast Guard Achievement Medal, and the Commandant’s Letter of Commendation Ribbon Bar, along with other team and unit awards. He is married to the former Caryla Lessard of Mt. Pleasant, MI. They have three children: Avery (9), Ayden (6), and Gideon (4).


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