Commander Jeremy R. Denning
Prior to being assigned as Executive Officer of Air Station Atlantic City in 2022, CDR Denning served as the Chief of the Safety Program Management Division (CG-1131) in Washington, DC. Where his primary duty was the implementation, assessment and continuous improvement of the Coast Guard’s Safety Management System (SMS) across all operational communities. He additionally directed all Class A and B mishap response efforts. Previous assignments include Deputy Director of Health, Safety and Work-Life where he was responsible for the Coast Guard's health care system of 41 clinics and 150 sick bays as well as operational and off-duty mishap prevention, response and investigation, Assistant Training Department Chief at Aviation Training Center Mobile, AL where he supported capabilities and training for 975 pilots and 26 air stations, where he enforced fleet standardization of operational procedures and training, as well as aviation qualifications of 43 cutters. Throughout his career, CDR Denning has served in the Coast Guard for over 27 years. He has an afloat and law enforcement background that augments 20 years of experience as a military officer, aviator and safety manager. He has served as an Aircraft Commander, Flight Safety Officer and Flight Examiner at Sector San Diego, CA, Elizabeth City, NC and two tours at the Aviation Training Center in Mobile, AL.
CDR Denning has accumulated over 3200 flight hours in the MH-60 and MH-65 and has earned the following aviation ratings: commercial and instrument fixed wing /ATP, CFI, CFII rotary wing. His personal awards include: two Meritorious Service Medals, three Coast Guard Commendation Medals, two Coast Guard Achievement Medals, and a Commandant’s Letter of Commendation.
CDR Denning hails from Goodyear, AZ and has earned a Master’s degree in Quality Systems Management, a Bachelor’s degree in Professional Aeronautics, and a Professional Certificate in Aircraft Accident Investigation. CDR Denning is married to CDR Amanda (Weiss) Denning from Hanson, MA who is currently assigned as the Training Officer of CG TRACEN Cape May. They have two children, a daughter Evelyn (6) and a son Luke (3).