Rear Admiral Melvin W. Bouboulis

 

Melvin W. Bouboulis

Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4)

Rear Admiral (Lower Half) Bouboulis currently serves as the Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics (CG-4) as the Coast Guard’s “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 is also responsible for executing an annual budget of $1 billion, and leads 5000 personnel assigned to Coast Guard Headquarters, Aviation Logistics Center, Surface Forces Logistics Center, Shore Infrastructure Logistics Center, and the CG Yard. He previously served as the USCG District Eight Chief of Staff, supporting U.S. Coast Guard operations spanning 26 states including the Gulf coastline from Florida to Mexico, the adjacent offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and the inland waterways of the Mississippi, Ohio, Missouri, and Tennessee River.
     
Prior to that, Rear Admiral Bouboulis served as the Chief, Office of Aeronautical Engineering, responsible for all aeronautical engineering and aviation logistics for the Coast Guard’s 200 operational aircraft, $345 million annual budget,  1500 member workforce, and $1.4 billion aviation materiel inventory.  His previous assignments include: Commanding Officer, Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico, where he led 244 active duty, civilian and Auxiliary members providing aviation services for Coast Guard missions in the Eastern Caribbean; Logistics Department Head, Air Station Executive Officer and Commanding Officer of Enlisted Personnel for Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, TX, responsible for all logistics support for 15 outlying units along 350 miles of the Texas coast from Mexico to Port O’Conner, TX; Aeronautical Engineer at the Aviation Training Center in Mobile, AL;  Product Line Manager for the C-130 Hercules Combat Search and Research (CSAR) Military Transport Aircraft at Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center, Elizabeth City, North Carolina; Assistant Engineering Officer, Coast Guard Air Station North Bend, Oregon;  Communications and Law Enforcement Officer, Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans, Louisiana; Flight Training, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL; and Operations and Deck Watch Officer, USCGC CONIFIR, Long Beach, CA. Rear Admiral Bouboulis flew as an operational pilot at all of his aviation field assignments and participated in the historic Katrina response. He has qualified in the H-65 (A, B, and C models), HH-60J, and HC-130 aircraft accruing over 4,000 total flight hours.

 

Rear Admiral Bouboulis graduated from the Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 1987. He earned a Master in Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University in 2000, maintains DHS Acquisition Program Manager Level II certification, and holds Private, Commercial Airplane, Helicopter, and Airline Transport Pilot licenses.   

 

 

 

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.