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List of famous alumni from United States Coast Guard Academy, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from United States Coast Guard Academy include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished United States Coast Guard Academy alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended United States Coast Guard Academy are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from United States Coast Guard Academy.

List is made up of many different graduates, including James M. Loy and Thad W. Allen.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to United States Coast Guard Academy?” and “Which celebrities are United States Coast Guard Academy alumni?”

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Thad Allen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Thad Allen Thad Allen appeared in the 2014 documentary film Extreme Realities.

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Harvey E. Johnson, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Harvey E. Johnson, Jr. Harvey E. Johnson Jr., retired Vice Admiral, United States Coast Guard, is the Vice President for National Preparedness and Response Solutions at BAE Systems. Mr. Johnson was the former Deputy ...more

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Bruce E. Melnick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Bruce E. Melnick Astronaut Bruce Edward Melnick is a former American astronaut and retired United States Coast Guard officer. Following retirement from NASA and the Coast Guard, he entered the aerospace industry. He ...more

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Daniel C. Burbank is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Daniel C. Burbank Pilot, Astronaut Daniel Christopher Burbank is an American astronaut and a veteran of two Space Shuttle missions. Burbank, a Captain in the United States Coast Guard, is the second Coast Guard astronaut after ...more

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G. William Miller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
G. William Miller Lawyer George William Miller served as the 65th United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Carter from August 6, 1979 to January 20, 1981. He previously served as the 11th Chairman of the ...more

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London Steverson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
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J. William Kime is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
J. William Kime John William Kime was a United States Coast Guard admiral who served as the 19th Commandant of the Coast Guard from 31 May 1990 to 1 June 1994.

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Paul A. Yost, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Paul A. Yost, Jr. Paul Alexander Yost, Jr. is a retired United States Coast Guard admiral who served as the 18th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard from 1986 to 1990.

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Robert J. Papp, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Robert J. Papp, Jr. Admiral Robert J. Papp. Jr. is a retired United States Coast Guard admiral and served as the 24th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. He led the largest component of the United States Department ...more

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John B. Hayes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
John B. Hayes John Briggs Hayes was a United States Coast Guard admiral who served as the 16th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard from 1978 to 1982.

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Terry M. Cross is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Terry M. Cross Terry M. Cross is a retired United States Coast Guard Vice Admiral who served as Vice Commandant of the United States Coast Guard from July 2004 until June 2006. He served as the Coast Guard's ...more

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Elmer Fowler Stone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Elmer Fowler Stone Elmer "Archie" Fowler Stone was a United States naval aviator and a commander in the United States Coast Guard.

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Thomas H. Collins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Thomas H. Collins Thomas Hansen Collins is a former United States Coast Guard admiral who served as the 22nd Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard from May 2002 to May 2006.

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James M. Loy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
James M. Loy James Milton Loy is a former United States Coast Guard admiral who served as the acting U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security in 2005 and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security from December ...more

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James S. Gracey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
James S. Gracey James Steele Gracey is a retired United States Coast Guard admiral who served as the 17th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard from 1982 to 1986. Gracey was born in Newton, Massachusetts ...more

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Erroll M. Brown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Erroll M. Brown Erroll M. Brown is a retired rear admiral in the United States Coast Guard. Brown was the first African-American promoted to flag rank in the Coast Guard.

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Owen W. Siler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Owen W. Siler Owen Wesley Siler was a United States Coast Guard admiral who served as the fifteenth Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard from 1974 to 1978.

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Chester R. Bender is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Chester R. Bender Chester R. Bender served as the fourteenth Commandant of the United States Coast Guard from 1970 to 1974. He also served as Superintendent of the Coast Guard Academy from 1965 to 1967.

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Timothy S. Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Timothy S. Sullivan Timothy S. Sullivan is a rear admiral in the United States Coast Guard who presently serves as the Deputy Commander, Pacific Area Coast Guard Defense Forces West. He remains permanently assigned ...more

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Daniel B. Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Daniel B. Lloyd Rear Admiral Daniel B. Lloyd assumed the duties of Military Advisor to the Secretary, United States Department of Homeland Security, in June 2006. In this role, he is responsible for advising ...more

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James C. Van Sice is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
James C. Van Sice James C. Van Sice is a Rear Admiral in the United States Coast Guard. He was the 38th Superintendent of the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, succeeding Rear Admiral ...more

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Willard J. Smith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Willard J. Smith Willard John Smith served as the thirteenth Commandant of the United States Coast Guard from 1966 to 1970. He was born in Suttons Bay, Michigan and was the son of Oscar Smith, a Captain in the ...more

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Robert E. Kramek is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Robert E. Kramek Robert Edward Kramek is a retired United States Coast Guard admiral who served as the 20th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard from 1994 to 1998. During his tenure as Commandant, he ...more

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Edwin J. Roland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Edwin J. Roland Edwin John Roland, was a United States Coast Guard admiral and served as the twelfth Commandant of the Coast Guard from 1962 to 1966. During his tenure, Roland oversaw the replacement of many ...more

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Ronald J. Rabago is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Ronald J. Rabago Ronald J. Rábago is a United States Coast Guard Rear Admiral who in 2006 became the first person of Hispanic American descent to be promoted to flag rank in the United States Coast Guard. ...more

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Billy Tauzin III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Billy Tauzin III Wilbert Joseph "Billy" Tauzin III was born December 1, 1973 in Thibodaux, Louisiana, the son of Congressman Billy Tauzin and Gayle Clement Tauzin, currently married to Ikram S. Tauzin. ...more

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Gary Blore is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Gary Blore Gary T. Blore is a Rear Admiral of the United States Coast Guard. As of July 2009, he is the Commander of the Thirteenth Coast Guard District. Blore attended the Coast Guard Academy, and ...more

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George Naccara is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
George Naccara George Naccara is serving as the Federal Security Director for the United States Transportation Security Administration under the Department of Homeland Security at Logan International Airport ...more

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Thomas T. Matteson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Thomas T. Matteson Rear Admiral Thomas T. Matteson was appointed Superintendent of the United States Merchant Marine Academy in the summer of 1993 and served in that position until his retirement in August 1998.

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Steven H. Ratti is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Steven H. Ratti Steven H. Ratti is a United States Coast Guard rear admiral. Ratti is the Director of Operations, J3 for the United States Southern Command, and assumed that post in April 2010. From July 2008 ...more

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Charles D. Wurster is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Charles D. Wurster Charles D. Wurster is a retired Vice Admiral in the United States Coast Guard who last served as the Commander, Pacific Area and Commander, Defense Force West. He is now retired from the Coast ...more

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Patrick M. Stillman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Patrick M. Stillman Patrick M. Stillman was a Rear Admiral of the United States Coast Guard. Stillman graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in 1972 where he received a Bachelor of Science degree. Stillman was ...more

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Larry L. Hereth is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Larry L. Hereth Rear Admiral Larry L. Hereth was the Commander of the Fifth Coast Guard District of the United States Coast Guard. He has also acted as director of port security and Assistant Commandant for ...more

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Thomas J. Haas is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Thomas J. Haas Thomas Joseph Haas is the fourth and current president of Grand Valley State University. He also serves as a chemistry professor. Prior to coming to GVSU, Haas served as president of the State ...more

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Sandra L. Stosz is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Sandra L. Stosz Sandra Leigh Stosz is a United States Coast Guard rear admiral who was chosen by the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard ADM Robert J. Papp to become the Superintendent of the United ...more

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David Pekoske is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
David Pekoske David P. Pekoske is a retired U.S. Coast Guard Vice Admiral. He concluded his 33 years of active service in 2010 as the 26th Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard.

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Paul F. Zukunft is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni
Paul F. Zukunft Paul F. Zukunft is a United States Coast Guard admiral and the current Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the 25th Commandant of the Coast Guard, with the ...more