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 CAPT Gregory G. Stump

Chief of Staff
Fifth Coast Guard District



Captain Greg Stump assumed duties as the Chief of Staff for the Fifth Coast Guard District in April 2018. The Fifth District conducts the full range of Coast Guard maritime safety and security missions throughout the Mid-Atlantic region from central New Jersey through North Carolina covering 1.4 million square miles of ocean, bays, rivers, several major Mid- Atlantic ports, the largest naval base in the world, and our Nation's Capital. 

Since earning his commission in 1990, Captain Stump has served in sixteen operational, staff, and educational assignments including six Activities/Groups/Sectors and was Commanding Officer of Tactical Law Enforcement Team Gulf, New Orleans, LA.  His most recent operational assignments were Commander and Captain of the Port, U.S. Coast Guard Sectors San Francisco, CA and Charleston, SC. Captain Stump earned a BS in Civil Engineering from the Virginia Military Institute, an MPA from Baruch College, an MBA from Boston University, an MA in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, and a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from the University of San Diego.

Captain Stump is married to the former Leigh- Anne Wencker, who danced as a Radio City Rockette, and worked on Broadway for a decade as a dancer/singer/actress in three shows: Beauty and the Beast, Crazy for You, and Steel Pier.