Captain Scott E. Langum
Captain Scott Langum reports aboard having served as the Chief of the Future Operations Division, U.S. Northern Command. In this capacity, he was responsible for coordinating mission efforts for Defense Support of Civil Authorities, Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear response, Theater Security Cooperation, Combating Transnational Organized Crime, Personnel Recovery and Search and Rescue.
Captain Langum is originally from Colfax, WA and graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1993, earning a Bachelor of Science in Government. His first operational tour was aboard the USCGC SUNDEW (WLB-404) in Duluth, MN. He then served as the Aids to Navigation Officer for the Greater Antilles Section in San Juan, P.R.
His previous aviation assignments include Commanding Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Houston, TX, Executive and Operations Officer of Air Station Traverse City, MI, as well as Air Station Sitka, AK, and Group/Air Station Astoria, OR. He also served as a Flight Examiner at the Coast Guard’s Aviation Training Center in Mobile, AL. During his ATC Mobile tour, he served as a member of the MH-60T design team and flew as the Pilot-in-Command of one of the first Coast Guard assets to arrive in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
In addition to his staff assignment at U.S. Northern Command, Captain Langum also served as a Military Liaison to the United States Senate. In this capacity, he was responsible for facilitating the Coast Guard’s congressional engagements with the Senate.
Captain Langum’s personal decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Distinguished Flying Cross, three Meritorious Service Medals, two Commendation Medals, and three Achievement Medals. He earned a Master of Public Administration from the University of South Alabama and a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.
He is married to the former Carmen Harder of Colfax, Washington, and they have two daughters, Kendall and Paige, who both attend Texas A&M University
Master Chief Jacob Linder
Command Master Chief
Master Chief Jacob Linder assumed the duties of Air Station Cape Cod’s Command Master Chief on July 3rd, 2019 after serving as the Leading Chief Petty Officer at Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles, WA. His prior operational assignments include Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, Air Station Humboldt Bay, Air Station Miami, Air Station San Francisco, and Coast Guard Cutter VALIANT.
Master Chief Linder was a career MH-65D Flight Mechanic and Enlisted Flight Examining Board Chair with over 1,470 flight hours and holds his FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification.
Master Chief Linder attended the Chief Petty Officer Academy in June 2013 and the Senior Enlisted Leadership course in March 2016. He is trained as a Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) peer, group and strategic responder as well as Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and various other aviation leadership and technical training certifications.
Master Chief Linder is married to retired Senior Chief Boatswain’s Mate Clare M. Linder and they have two children: Troy and Morgan.