Sector Delaware Bay

1 Washington Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 271-4800

Normal Hours of Operation
0730 - 1600

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USCG Sector Delaware Bay
Philadelphia, PA



A picture containing person, person, posingDescription automatically generatedCommand - Sector Command Master Chief 

Master Chief Gentry reported aboard Sector Delaware Bay in June 2023, where he serves as the Silver Badge Command Master Chief, directly advising the Sector Commander regarding issues, applicable policies, and initiatives pertaining to Coast Guard personnel and the families assigned to Sector and its subunits within NJ, PA, & DE. Most recently, Master Chief served as the Staff Command Master Chief and Joint Rescue Coordination Center Supervisor at USCG District 14 in Honolulu, HI.

Master Chief’s previous assignments include Command Center Supervisor at USCG Sector Long Island Sound, in New Haven, CT; Command Center Supervisor and Communications Chief at USCG Sector Charleston, in Charleston, SC; Assistant Branch Supervisor and Tactical Systems Operator (TSO) Instructor for the C-130 CASPER Pallet, at Aviation Training Center Mobile, AL; Operations Specialist In Charge aboard the CGC DEPENDABLE, in Cape May, NJ; Operations Unit Controller at LANTAREA/District 5 Command Center in Portsmouth, VA; Group Duty Officer at USCG Sector Hampton Roads, in Portsmouth, VA; and CGC TAMPA as a Main Propulsion Engineer.

Master Chief is a graduate of the Chief Petty Officer’s Academy, the Coast Guard Senior Enlisted Leadership Course, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management.

Master Chief Gentry’s personal awards include Coast Guard Commendation Medals, Coast Guard Achievement Medals, and the Commandant’s Letter of Commendation Ribbon. His other awards include Coast Guard Good Conduct Medals, Humanitarian Service Medals, Presidential Unit Citation and the Senior Enlisted Leadership Course’s - Alexander Palmer Haley Academic Excellence Award.

Master Chief Gentry has three daughters: Grace, Sadie, and Paisley.


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