Rear Admiral Bruce D. Baffer

 Bruce D. Baffer           RADM Baffer
 Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4)

 Rear Admiral Baffer currently serves as the U.S. Coast Guard’s Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4) and Chief Engineer. In this role, he is responsible for all naval, aeronautical, civil, and industrial engineering and logistics for the    service’s 23,000 facilities, 230 ships, 1,800 boats and 200 aircraft.

He previously served as the Coast Guard’s Assistant Commandant for Acquisition and Chief Acquisition Officer (CAO), where he directed efforts across all Coast Guard acquisition programs, acquisition support, personnel, finance, contracting, and research and development activities to execute the service’s acquisition portfolio.

Prior to that, he was Program Executive Officer (PEO), where he oversaw the execution of all Coast Guard acquisition programs and projects, which provides for the modernization and recapitalization of surface, air, command and control, and logistics assets.

Rear Admiral Baffer has served in a variety of engineering, acquisition and operational tours, including Engineer Officer of Coast Guard Cutter THETIS, Executive Officer of Coast Guard Cutter JARVIS, Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Cutters THETIS and CHASE and as prospective Commanding Officer of the third Coast Guard National Security Cutter, STRATTON.

A native of Newport News, Virginia, Rear Admiral Baffer graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1984. He holds a Master of Science degree in civil engineering from the University of Illinois, a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Massachusetts at Boston, a Master of Science degree in the management of technology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Strategic Studies degree from the Marine Corps War College. He is a licensed professional engineer and a certified level III acquisition professional.

Curry Mr. Albert Curry, Jr.
 Deputy Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4D)

 Mr. Albert Curry, Jr. is currently serving as the Coast Guard's Deputy Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4D). In this position, he is responsible for overseeing all naval, civil, aeronautical, and industrial engineering, logistics, and environmental and energy management programs for the Coast Guard's $22 billion capital plant which includes 23,000 facilities, 250 ships, 1,800 boats, and 200 aircraft. His responsibility also include the execution of an annual budget of $1 billion and leading over 5,000 personnel at Coast Guard Headquarters and the three Coast Guard Logistics Centers: the Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) in Elizabeth City, North Carolina; the Shore Infrastructure Logistics Center (SILC) in Norfolk, Virginia; and, the Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC) in Baltimore, Maryland.

In his previous assignment as the Deputy Program Manager for U.S. Coast Guard Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Major Acquisitions Programs, he had total programmatic oversight for the following projects: Rescue 21, Nationwide Automated Information System (NAIS), Interagency Operational Command (IOC) Centers, Coast Guard Logistics Information Management System (CG-LIMS), and C4ISR. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Curry served as the Deputy Project Manager for the Rescue 21 Project.

Prior to joining the Coast Guard, Mr. Curry served in the U.S. Navy. His active duty at sea assignments include: Electrical/Auxiliary Officer and Main Propulsion Assistant aboard the USS CONOLLY (DD-979); Engineering Officer aboard the USS BARNSTABLE COUNTY (LST-1197); Material Officer for Amphibious Squadron EIGHT; Executive Officer aboard the USS NICHOLSON (DD-982); and Commanding Officer of the USS PENSACOLA (LSD-38).

His Navy ashore assignments included: Assistant Program Manager for the Global Positioning Systems Program Office for ships and submarines; Deputy Program Manager for the Tomahawk Cruise Missile Mission Planning System Program; Technical Director and Major Program Manager for the Cruiser Conversion Program; Chief of Staff for Program Executive Officer Aircraft Carriers; Warfare Systems Engineer for Amphibious/Auxiliary/US Coast Guard ships in Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems; Deputy for Naval Sea Systems Command's Task Force Total Force; and Director, Naval Sea Systems Command Total Force Development Office.

Mr. Curry is a native of Edgefield, South Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology from Savannah State University and his Master of Science Degree in Systems Engineering (Electronic Warfare) from the Naval Postgraduate School. In August 1980, Mr. Curry was commissioned an officer in the U.S. Navy through the Savannah State University Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program and retired as a Captain from the Navy in October 2006. He is a graduate of the Advanced Program Management Course at the Defense Systems Management College, Fort Belvoir and is a certified Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acquisition Level III Acquisition Program Manager.