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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




Placeholder for PACAREA's Chief of Staff, CAPT T B (Tad) WilsonChief of Staff
Pacific Area

Captain T B (Tad) Wilson (bio coming soon)


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 

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
May 17, 2024 - The 2024 SWE Competition will be reconvened at the end of August 2024. Commanding Officers must
May 14, 2024 - The Competency Dictionary has been updated effective May 2024: Competency Dictionary (a spreadsheet
May 9, 2024 - MyCG Article Moving headaches? Call the PCS Assist TeamBy MyCG StaffThe Permanent Change of Station
May 8, 2024 - PSC-EPM is soliciting interested members for selection as the next Rating Force Master Chiefs of the