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USCGC WALNUT (WLB 205) Command Cadre


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Lieutenant Commander Christopher Jasnoch

Lieutenant Commander Jasmpch reported to CGC WALNUT in 2019 after serving as Executive Officer aboard CGC THETIS homeported in Key West, Florida. Previous tours afloat include Deck Watch Officer aboard CGC RESOLUTE, Operations Officer aboard CGC HOLLYHOCK, and Commanding Officer of CGC WILLIAM TATE.  Tours ashore include Staff Officer at the District Seven Waterways Management office in Miami, FL where he administered 7 ships and 10 shore-based Aids to Navigation teams.  LCDR Jasnoch also served at Afloat Training Organization Everett, WA where he oversaw the training and readiness of the Coast Guard’s northwest cutter fleet, 45 ships in all.

LCDR Jasnoch’s military awards include the National Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, and Armed Forces Service Medal, as well as the Coast Guard Achievement and Commendation Medals.  LCDR Jasnoch graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree with Honors in Government. 


Lieutenant Jessica Conway

Lieutenant Jessica Conway reported to USCGC WALNUT in 2018 after serving in the office of Maritime Law Enforcement at Coast Guard Headquarters.  While at Headquarters, Lieutenant Conway acted as a Fisheries Policy Officer and served on the US Delegation for negotiations on the agreement to manage fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean. Lieutenant Conway's previous afloat assignments include Operations Officer aboard USCGC WALNUT, and Deck Watch Officer aboard USCGC FIR, homeported in Astoria, OR. Originally from Vero Beach, FL, Lieutenant Conway is a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy class of 2010, earning a Bachelors of Science degree in Marine and Environmental Science. She went on to earn her Masters in Marine Affairs from the University of Rhode Island in 2015.

Command Chief

BMC Bradley Lindsey

Chief Bostwain’s Mate Bradley Lindsey reported to USCGC WALNUT in 2017.  He enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in 2000 and his previous afloat assignments include USCGC MAKO, USCGC HICKORY, and USCGC PATOKA. His ashore assignments include CG Station Pascagoula and two tours at the National Strike Force’s Gulf Strike Team in Mobile, AL. Chief Lindsey’s personal awards includes two Coast Guard Achievement Medals with “O” device, four Commandant’s Letter of Commendation with “O” device, and six Coast Guard Good Conduct Medals.  He earned the permanent cutterman insignia as well as the coxswain insignia.  Chief Lindsey is a graduate of the Air Force Non-Commissioned Officer Academy in February 2011 and the USCG Chief Petty Officer’s Academy in March 2017.