Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento

Air Station Sacramento Command

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Captain Ian A. Bastek, Commanding Officer

Captain Ian A. Bastek was commissioned at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1997 and was initially assigned to the Coast Guard Cutter PLANETREE, WLB-307, homeported in Ketchikan, AK. He winged as a Naval Aviator in June 2000 and served operational tours in Barbers Point, HI, and Elizabeth City, NC, flying the HC-130H. Captain Bastek served multiple tours at the Coast Guard’s Aviation Training Center (ATC) in Mobile, AL. His first assignment to ATC was as a HC-144A Standardization Instructor and Flight Examiner, where he was a Plankowner in the HC-144 “Ocean Sentry” program. He later returned to ATC as the Operations Officer and was selected to fleeted up to the Executive Officer position. In this capacity he was responsible for all aspects of Coast Guard pilot and aircrew training, including fleet standardization for all Coast Guard aircraft types at 26 air stations and on 43 flight deck equipped cutters.

His most recent staff assignment was as the Senior U.S. Coast Guard and Joint Task Force East (JTF-E) advisor to the NORAD and US NORTHCOM Combatant Commander. His additional staff assignments include the Office of Aviation Forces (CG-711) where he served as HC-130J Platform Manager, and later as the Fixed Wing and Sensor Division Chief.

Captain Bastek has accrued over 3,800 military fixed wing flight hours, has previously qualified in three operational Coast Guard aircraft (HC-130H, HC-144A/B, and HC-130J), and is a Federal Aviation Administration rated Airline Transport Pilot. His military awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, three Meritorious Service Medals, the Coast Guard Commendation Medal, and four Coast Guard Achievement Medals.

Captain Bastek has a Bachelor of Science in Management from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and a Master in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He also earned a Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Ethics from Spring Hill College and is a 2016 Excellence in Government Fellow.

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Commander Adam Koziatek, Executive Officer

CDR Koziatek assumed the duties of Executive Officer for Air Station Sacramento, CA in July 2022. His most recent assignment was as a Fellow on the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations, where he oversaw the Congressional enactment of the annual $70B+ DHS Appropriations Bill as the primary account manager for TSA, CISA, USSS, CWMD and DHS Title 1 accounts.

Prior to Congressional Affairs, he served at CG Headquarters in CG-83, the Financial Analysis and Budget Execution Division, responsible for executing the annual $13B+ fiscal year budget for the U.S. Coast Guard.

Aviation assignments include Air Station Clearwater, FL and Air Station Sacramento, CA, where he flew the C-130H Hercules as a Flight Examiner and Instructor Pilot. CDR Koziatek has accrued over 3,500 total flight hours and attained his Federal Aviation Administration Airline Transport Pilot rating.

Prior assignments also include the CGC BERTHOLF (WMSL 750) PreComm Detachment in Pascagoula, MS, where he oversaw the construction of the first in class National Security Cutter as the AEO/DCA, and his first tour on the CGC MORGENTHAU (WHEC 722) in Alameda, CA, as an EOIT.

CDR Koziatek has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and a Master in Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (2), the Coast Guard Commendation Medal (2), and the Coast Guard Achievement Medal (2). He is married to the former Rhea Rossiter of Tampa, FL, and they have one toddler, Claire.

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Jeffrey A. Jones, Command Master Chief

Master Chief Jones assumed the duties of the Command Master Chief for Air Station Sacramento, CA in June 2022. He is responsible for serving as the Senior Enlisted Leader for the command. His other duties include management and oversight of personnel policies, good order and discipline, incentive programs, and charge for the general welfare of the personnel assigned to the unit. He supports the command’s mission, vision, and enlisted utilization.

He is a native of Los Altos Hills, CA and enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in February of 1997. His previous assignments include: USCGC DOUGLAS MUNRO, Air Station San Francisco, Air Station Houston, Air Station New Orleans. He served a second tour at Air Station San Francisco, and then Air Station Los Angeles, which was decommissioned in 2016. He was stationed at the Asset Project Office during the acquisition of the fleet’s newest aircraft, the HC-27J. His prior assignment was as the Leading Chief at Sector Columbia River in Astoria, Oregon.

For fourteen years, he was aircrew qualified on the MH-65 Dolphin helicopter advancing to a Flight Mechanic Instructor. Master Chief flew operational missions in the Pacific, Atlantic, and the Gulf of Mexico, accruing over 1,200 flight hours.

Master Chief Jones military awards include an Air Medal, two Coast Guard Commendation Medals, four Coast Guard Achievement Medals, eight Good Conduct Medals, and over ten unit and team awards. He has earned the Coast Guard Sea Service Ribbon, Aircrew insignia and a Collateral Duty Senior Enlisted Leader insignia (Unit Silver Badge).

He is a proud graduate of Avionics Technician AVT A-school, Class 180 of the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy, and the Senior Enlisted Leadership Course, Class 63. Master Chief is married to the former Alicia Morrison of Anaheim, CA. They have two wonderful children, a daughter Alexis and a son Ransom.