CAPT Andrew Pecora assumed command of the Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC) on June 14, 2023. CAPT Pecora previously served as Program Manager leading a team of over 100 active duty, civilian, and contractor personnel in constructing the Offshore Patrol Cutter, a $12B program for 25 cutters over the next 15 years. Previously, he served as the Long Range Enforcer Product Line Manager for the Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC) leading the maintenance and repair of 14 cutters consisting of 420’ WMSLs, Ice Breakers, and 378’ WHECs.

Raised in Baltimore, MD, CAPT Pecora is a 1996 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, receiving B.S. degrees in Naval and Mechanical Engineering. Following graduation, he served aboard USCGC VIGILANT in Port Canaveral, FL as Student Engineer, Deck Watch Officer, and Damage Control Assistant. In 1998, he attended the University of Michigan and earned M.S. degrees in Naval Engineering and Manufacturing. From 2000-2004, he served as Port Engineer and Executive Officer of Naval Engineering Support Unit Honolulu overseeing cutter dockside and dry docks. Taking a short walk across the pier, he went on to serve as Engineer Officer aboard USCGC JARVIS. Over the next three years, he served as Engineer Officer of Sector Field Office Atlantic City, NJ, where he was responsible for operations assessments of small boats, patrol boats, and facilities infrastructure. In 2008, he attended George Washington University and earned an M.S. in Project Management. From 2011-2014, he went on to serve as deputy Program manager in the National Security Cutter Acquisition Program at Coast Guard Headquarters, a $5B program to recapitalize the High Endurance Cutter fleet. Following those duties, he served three years as Logistics Chief and Commanding Officer of Military Personnel at Sector Miami in one of the highest OPTEMPO and dynamic operational environments at the time. From 2014-2017, he served as the SFLC Patrol Boat Product Line Manager, responsible for sustaining a fleet of over 120 patrol boats from Guam to Bahrain. Between 2017-2018, he attended senior service school at National Defense University-Eisenhower College, where he earned a Master’s Degree studying inter-agency joint force strategies and resource management.

CAPT Pecora is a registered Professional Engineer in Virginia, a certified Project Management Professional, and a Level III Acquisitions Program Manager. He enjoys softball, soccer, football, skiing, and surfing. He coached and currently plays soccer and is an active volunteer in church.



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Mr. Lane assumed the duties as Executive Director, Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC) in April 2020. As Executive Director he oversees the day to day operations of over 1,800 employees distributed in multiple locations across the United States responsible for engineering, depot level maintenance and logistics support for all USCG surface forces, including 246 cutters and over 1,800 boats.

Prior to his becoming the SFLC Executive Director, Mr. Lane acquired 32 years of Coast Guard experience serving in several different positions. He is a SFLC Plank Owner and most recently served as Chief of the SFLC’s Business Operation Division. In this role, he was responsible for guiding SFLC organizational business components in improving effectiveness and efficiency through the introduction of innovative technologies, tools and implementation of the Coast Guard Mission Support Business Model. He was responsible for the technical oversight and direction for sustaining the Surface Domain’s Enterprise Logistics Information Systems. Mr. Lane led the multi-year CMplus Tech Refresh Project. This effort redesigned the legacy IT tool into an enhanced Fleet Logistics System component for integrated Configuration Management, centralized Maintenance Management and Inventory Control, transitioning 756 total units, 206 of which were cutters, as part of a phased implementation plan.

Mr. Lane honorably served in the United States Air Force as a Nuclear Weapons Specialist and later in the Air National Guard as a conventional munitions technician. Mr. Lane has over a decade of experience in quality assurance and quality system management in manufacturing and service environments. He served as the CG Yard’s Quality Manager and the Engineering Logistics Center’s Productivity Program Manager supporting and guiding each organization through ISO 9000 certifications, including a lead role with the CG Yard as the first Government organization to achieve certification. Mr. Lane was a Malcolm Baldrige Examiner and was selected to the Commandant’s Quality Award Board of Examiners for the 1999 and 2000 awards.

Mr. Lane is a certified Information Security Manager (CISM). His awards include the Secretary of Transportation’s Meritorious Achievement Award and a two time recipient of the Federal Executive Board's Award for Outstanding Para-professional Administrative, Management Specialist.



CMC Derrio D. Foster



Master Chief Derrio Foster assumed the duties as the Command Master Chief of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC) in June 2023. In this capacity, he will serve as the senior enlisted adviser to nearly 1,800 geographically dispersed Active Duty, Reserve, and Civilian personnel, including their families, as they provide world class naval engineering and logistics support to 242 cutters and over 1,800 boats.

A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Master Chief Foster graduated from Coast Guard Training Center Cape May in August of 1998. His diverse career consists of both afloat and shore side assignments that include Air Station Traverse City, CG STA Ponce De Leon Inlet, CGC RESOLUTE (WMEC-620), PSU 307, Sector Hampton Roads, DD Norfolk Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) Team, Sector Upper Mississippi River, and Aviation Training Center Mobile.

Master Chief Foster is a graduate of Class 181 from the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy, Class 64 of the Coast Guard’s Senior Enlisted Leadership Course, and numerous other service-related schools. Amidst many competing demands, he is currently enrolled at the University of Alabama where he is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

His personal military service awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, four Coast Guard Commendation Medals, three Coast Guard Achievement Medals, six CG Commandant’s Letter of Commendations, along with various other unit and personal awards.