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). He is responsible for overseeing naval, civil, aeronautical, and industrial engineering, logistics, and environmental and energy management programs for the Coast Guard's $22 billion capital plant. This includes 23,000 facilities, 250 ships, 1,800 boats, and 200 aircraft. His also responsible for executing an annual budget of $1 billion and leading over 5,000 personnel across Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington DC, Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Shore Infrastructure Logistics Center (SILC) in Norfolk, Virginia, Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC) in Baltimore, Maryland, and the Coast Guard’s Shipyard, in Baltimore, MD.
Mr. Curry also served as the Director of the USCG Cyber-Chief Information Office (CIO)-Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Information Technology (C4IT) Task Force (C3TF), DHS Component Action Officer, and as the Deputy Program Manager for U.S. Coast Guard Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Major Acquisitions Programs, such as the Rescue 21, Nationwide Automated Identification System (NAIS), Interagency Operations Centers (IOC), and Coast Guard Logistics Information Management System (CG-LIMS).
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.