CAPTAIN PAUL D. STUKUS, USCG

 

Captain Stukus reports for duty at the Surface Forces Logistics Center having most recently served as Program Manager for the Fast Response Cutter program, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Level I (major) investment initiated to replace the Coast Guard’s aging fleet of 110’ patrol boats with highly capable 154’ patrol cutters. As Program Manager, he was directly accountable for all aspects of cost, schedule, and performance associated with this $4 billion acquisition program.

Captain Stukus’ previous tours include afloat assignments as Damage Control Assistant onboard CGC DILIGENCE (WMEC-616) and Engineer Officer onboard CGC VIGILANT (WMEC-617). His previous ashore naval engineering positions include assignment as Gulf Cutters Port Engineer Section Chief at Naval Engineering Support Unit New Orleans, Resources Division Chief in the Office of Naval Engineering (CG-452) at Coast Guard Headquarters, and the Surface Forces Logistics Center’s Icebreaker, Buoy and Construction Tender Product Line Manager. Other assignments include duty as a Program Reviewer in the Coast Guard’s Office of Budget and Programs (CG-82) and as Logistics Department Head and Commanding Officer of Enlisted Personnel at Sector Jacksonville, Florida.

A native of LaFayette, New York, Captain Stukus is a 1994 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, where he majored in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. He later earned Masters of Science degrees in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science degree in Engineering and Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (mechanical), a Certified Defense Financial Manager, a certified DHS Level III (senior) Acquisition Program Manager, and a Certified Information Security Manager.
 

 

 

SFLC XD Portrait MR. JIM R. LANE

 

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 Paul J. Greenwood III COMMAND MASTER CHIEF
PAUL J. GREENWOOD III, USCG

 

Master Chief Paul Greenwood assumed the duties as the Command Master Chief of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC) in June of 2021. In this capacity, he serves 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 New Jersey, Master Chief Greenwood graduated from Coast Guard Training Center Cape May in January of 1999. He began his career as a Fire Control Technician (FT) and subsequently became an Electronics Technician when the FT rating was disestablished in 2003. His diverse career consists of both afloat and shore side assignments including most recently serving as the Electronics Technician Rating Force Master Chief. His other previous assignments include SFLC’s Small Boat Product Line, Electronics Systems Support Detachment (ESD) Atlantic City, CGC CAMPBELL (WMEC-909), CGC RELIANCE (WMEC-615), ESD Boston, and CGC ESCANABA (WMEC-907).

Master Chief Greenwood is a graduate of Class 146 from the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy, Class 59 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 American Military University where he is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Management.

His personal military service awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, three Coast Guard Commendation Medals, two Commandant’s Letter of Commendations, along with various other unit and personal awards. He has earned a permanent Cutterman insignia and a Rating Force Master Chief (Blue Badge) insignia.