REAR ADMIRAL MICHAEL J. JOHNSTON

Rear Admiral Johnston assumed duty as the Ninth District Commander in May 2021. He is the senior Coast Guard Commander for the Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence Seaway, an area that encompasses eight states, a 1,500 mile international border, and a workforce of over 6,000 Coast Guard active duty, reserve, civilian and auxiliary men and women.

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CAPTAIN ERIC J. DOUCETTE

Captain Doucette serves under the District Commander to oversee all Coast Guard missions across the five Great Lakes and the Saint Lawrence Seaway. He also serves as the senior authority during absences of the District Commander.

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MCPO MATTHEW D. BUCKMAN

Master Chief Buckman is D9's senior enlisted member who advises the District Commander on enlisted military workforce policies, an advocate for military benefits and entitlements, enlisted mentor, and sounding board for select enlisted administrative actions.

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SENIOR RESERVE OFFICER

 

RESERVE COMMAND MASTER CHIEF

 
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