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Rear Admiral Carola List

Assistant Commandant for Engineering & Logistics (CG-4)

U.S. Coast Guard


Rear Admiral List assumed the duties of the Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4) in April of 2021. As the Coast Guard's "Chief Engineer", she is responsible for all civil, aeronautical, naval, industrial engineering, including logistics for the service's 25,000 facilities, 2,100 cutters and boats and 200 aircraft. Leading a 5,600 plus workforce assigned across Coast Guard Headquarters, Aviation Logistics Center, Surface Force Logistics Center, Shore Infrastructure Logistics Center, and the Coast Guard Yard, she is responsible for developing, deploying and maintaining the resources necessary to sustain Service capabilities to meet operational requirements in support of the Coast Guard's five fundamental roles of Maritime Safety, Maritime Security, Maritime Mobility, National Defense, and Protection of Natural Resources, executing an annual budget of nearly $1 billion.

Previously, RDML List served as the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Commandant of Mission Support where she coordinated Headquarters and field activities for a 17,000-person mission support organization that delivers the systems and people that enable the Coast Guard to efficiently and effectively perform its operational missions.

A career naval aviator with over 4,800 flight hours, RDML List served as the Commanding Officer of Air Station Sacramento, California standing up the first HC-27J fixed-wing unit for the Coast Guard. Her other operational assignments include Executive Officer Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii; Engineering Officer Air Station Los Angeles, California; Engineering Officer Air Station Clearwater, Florida; and Air Station San Diego, California.

Her staff assignments include Coast Guard District One; HC-144 Fixed Wing Systems Manager, Aeronautical Engineering Systems Chief; and Chief of the Office of Aeronautical Engineering where she was responsible for leading engineering, maintenance, and logistics efforts for the service. She also has served as Program Manager in the Office of Acquisition Programs, responsible for a $900 million cutter and response boat acquisition program executing the initial deployment of the long range interceptor (LRI) and over the horizon (OTH) boats to fast response cutters (FRC) and national security cutters (NSCs); and the deployment of the response-boat medium (RBM) to the Service.

RDML List was commissioned in the United States Coast Guard in 1991, and attended flight training at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida. She is a U.S. Coast Guard designated Aeronautical Engineering Officer, and qualified Aircraft Commander and Instructor Pilot, having flown the MH-65 Dolphin and HH-60J Jayhawk helicopters as well as the HC-27J Spartan fixed wing aircraft.

RDML List holds a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University, Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy; a Master of Science in Quality Systems Management; a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration; is a graduate of the Defense Acquisition University’s Senior Acquisition course, and has earned DHS Program Management and Logistics Acquisition certifications.

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Mr. Albert Curry

Deputy Assistant Commandant for Engineering & Logistics (CG-4D)

U.S. Coast Guard


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 Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Defense (DoD) Acquisition Level III Acquisition Program Manager.