USCGC HICKORY (WLB-212)
Commander Christopher A. Jasnoch
A native of Chicago, Commander Jasnoch earned his commission from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 2005. He reports to Guam from a short assignment as the Physical Aids to Navigation division chief in the Office of Navigation Systems at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters.
Previous tours afloat include USCGC Resolute (WMEC 620), USCGC Hollyhock (WLB 214), commanding officer of USCGC William Tate (WLM 560), USCGC Thetis (WMEC 910), and commanding officer of USCGCs Walnut (WLB 205) and Juniper (WLB 201) in Hawaii. Previous tours ashore include staff officer at the U.S. Coast Guard 7th District Waterways Management Office in Miami and supervisor of Afloat Training Organization Northwest in Washington.