U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area


Alameda, California: Official Coast Guard City Guarding Our Homeland

"PACAREA's Area of Responsibility (AOR) encompasses six of the seven continents, more than 70 countries, and more than 74 million square miles of ocean - - from the U.S. Western States to Asia, and from the Arctic to Antarctica."


PACAREA Commander Commander
 Pacific Area
Vice Admiral
Andrew J. Tiongson

Command Philosophy

Strengthening Service Culture- Commander's Intent

Deputy Commander Pacific Area Deputy Commander
 Pacific Area

Rear Admiral
Brendan C. McPherson




PACAREA's Chief of Staff, CAPT T B (Tad) Wilson PhotoChief of Staff
Pacific Area

Captain T B (Tad) Wilson 


PACAREA Command Master Chief Pullen's PhotoCommand Master Chief  
Pacific Area 

Master Chief Petty Officer Lucas M. Pullen


PACAREA's Chaplain's Photo, Captain David Aaron StroudChaplain
Pacific Area

Captain David Aaron Stroud 

June 3, 2024 - This ALCOAST announces the expansion of FY24 Inactive Duty Training Travel Reimbursement Program
June 3, 2024 - The Reserve Supplemental Advancement Eligibility Lists for June 2024 (reflects requests processed
June 3, 2024 - The Active-Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility Lists for June 2024 (reflects requests
June 3, 2024 - In accordance with the DEC 2023 CG8-C memorandum (Interim Financial Policy – Unliquidated travel
May 24, 2024 - The following personnel may be advanced to the rating/paygrade indicated effective 1 June 2024
May 23, 2024 - Commander, CG Personnel Service Center (PSC) approved the final report for the 2024 Master Chief
May 22, 2024 - All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) 221/24 announces enlisted advancements effective 01 May 2024.
May 20, 2024 - IAW Ref A, Article 1.c.6.b.1., the Coast Guard has the authority to extend the service of a Chief