The Ninth Coast Guard District Planning Division (dx) provides services in the areas of District contingency planning, operational planning, and reserve force management. Their goal is to help achieve mission excellence through planning, exercises, and readiness.

Ninth District Planning Division (dx) Branches:

Contingency Planning Branch (dxc) / (216) 902-6096

The Ninth District Contingency Planning and Preparedness Branch is responsible for the development, evaluation, and constant improvement of contingency plans, preparedness capabilities, policy guidance, and program support for the Ninth Coast Guard District's all-hazards planning mission.


Operational Planning Branch (dxo) / (216) 902-6338

The Ninth District Operational Planning Branch (dxo) provides planning guidance, direction, and integrates operational planning and execution across all Coast Guard missions throughout the Great Lakes region.


Readiness Branch (dxr) / (216) 902-6385

The Ninth Coast Guard District's Reserve Readiness Branch (dxr) prepares reservists across eight states for mobilization and demobilization, in support of regional and national emergencies.  The District Reserve Force Readiness Branch meets regularly with key stakeholders on Reserve support to contingency plans and optimized the District's ability to meet those requirements through policy, guidance, and training.

Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
(except Federal Holidays)
(216) 902-6245

After Hours
(216) 902-6117
Ninth Coast Guard District
Planning Division (dx)
Anthony J. Celebrezze Federal Building
Room 1979
1240 East Ninth Street
Cleveland, OH 44199