Senior Chief Blake Rausch
Command Senior Chief
Senior Chief Blake J. Rausch assumed duties of Command Senior Chief, Sector Northern Great Lakes, in May 2021. Senior Chief Rausch's previous assignments include Aviation Training Center in Mobile, AL, Sector Sault Sainte Marie, MI, Air Station Traverse City, MI, CGC MACKINAW in Cheboygan, MI, Station Noyo River in Fort Bragg, NC, Patrol Forces Southwest Asia in Manama, Bahrain, Storekeeper Class "A" School in Petaluma, CA, and Station Michigan City, IN.
Senior Chief Rausch's Personal Awards include three Coast Guard Commendation Medals, two Coast Guard Achievement Medals, and four Commandant Letters of Commendation and various other personal and unit awards.
Senior Chief Rausch is a native of Cadott, WI, and is married to the former Miss Katie Wilkerson of Cheboygan, MI. Together they have three children, Ethan, Ashton, and Emmy. Together they enjoy camping, boating, and dirt track racing.