b'COAST GUARD REPORTCOAST GUARD Senate Confirms Admiral Linda FaganU.S. Coast Guard CommandantB y unanimous consent, the U.S. Senateand I know she will advance the Coast Guards has confirmed Admiral Linda Fagan tomission to ensure our nations maritime safety become the 27th Commandant of theand security.U.S. Coast Guard, making her the first woman to lead a branch of the U.S. Armed Services. AsMyadministrationiscommittedtoseeing Commandant, Admiral Fagan will lead 55,700morequalifiedwomeninseniorleadership active duty, reserve, and civilian members, andand command roles; making sure women can approximately 26,000 auxiliary volunteers. succeed and thrive throughout their military careers. Today, Admiral Fagans confirmation Admiral Fagan became the first female four-staras commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard sig-Admiral in Coast Guard history when she wasnals to women and girls across our nation they sworn in as Vice Commandant in July 2021, ahave a place in protecting their country at the role she has continued to hold. She will replacehighest level.current Coast Guard Commandant, Admiral Karl L. Schultz, who will be retiring on JuneAdmiralFaganisanextraordinaryleader, 1, 2022. Before becoming Vice Commandant,trailblazer, and public servant. Admiral FaganWITH EPA TIER 4,Admiral Fagan served as the commander of thehas served in the Coast Guard for nearly four Coast Guard Pacific Area, a role she has helddecades. She is widely admired as a role mod-since June 2018.el of the utmost integrity, said Secretary of PresidentBidenissuedastatementsaying,Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas.Steamboat learning firsthand about the domes- AS ALWAYSThe U.S. Coast Guard falls within the Depart-PHOTO COURTESY U.S. COAST GUARDIt is with deep pride that I congratulate Ad- ment of Homeland Security. miral Linda L. Fagan on her confirmation by the Senate as commandant of the U.S. CoastAdmiral Fagans professional history includestic passenger vessel industry. She has spoken Guard. Admiral Fagan is the Coast GuardscommandingSectorNewYork,operationalat PVA region meetings and at the 2018 PVAYOUR BUSINESS IS first woman to hold the rank of four-star admi- assignments including sea duty on board theConvention in Savannah.ral. Today, she again makes history not only asUSCGC Polar Star, and more than 15 years the first woman to lead the Coast Guardbutas a Marine Inspector. Admiral Fagan knowsShe is a 1985 graduate from the Coast Guard also as the first woman service chief of any U.S.PVA well. As a young marine inspector sheAcademy and is the Coast Guards first-everOUR BUSINESS.militaryservice.AdmiralFagansleadership,was selected for the Industry Training programGold Ancient Trident, as the officer with the experience, and integrity are second to none,and spent several months with New Orleanslongest service record in the Marine Safety field. ADVERTISERS INDEXABB Marine, Inc. 42 Furuno USA, Inc. . 25 Rolls Royce Solutions America, Inc.We develop new propulsion systems that make your vessels cleaner and All American Marine . 37 Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding. 10 MTU Branded Products 49 stronger at the same time. So you can transport more passengers on the worlds Arcadia Alliance . 19 GPLINK LLC 40 R.W. Fernstrum Co 31 most regulated waters. Whatever your needs, we provide solutions that work.BAE Systems 35 Hamilton Jet 25 Scania USA . 11Bay Ship and Yacht . 11 Humphree USA . 25 Starboard Suite 29Beurteaux 45 IMTRA Corporation 41 Thrive Payments . 10BMT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Incat Crowther 26 Twin Disc, Inc. 33BRIX Marine . 45 John Deere Power Systems 28 UES Seating 34Burger Boat Company 18 Kongsberg 42 Vessel Vanguard & SeaKits, Baxter MarineCarus Ferry Ab Ltd 27 Marine Jet Power 47 Group Companies . 24 Caterpillar Marine . 36 MCM/Assured Partners .9 Volvo Penta 2Cojali 46 Metal Shark . 15 Yanmar . 30Cummins Sales & Service 5 Rigidized Metals Corporation 47DeJong and Lebet . 33 Rocket Rez .6www.mtu-solutions.com FOGHORN 48'