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U.S. Coast Guard 

"The Aleutian Keeper"

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Command Officer
LCDR Daniel A. Davis

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Lieutenant Commander Davis is a native of Pullman, Washington and holds a Bachelors of Science in Applied Science and Technology. He enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1998 and has served on Coast Guard Cutter's MELLON (WHEC 717), MIDGETT (WHEC 726), and LEGARE (WMEC 912) and as an instructor at the Coast Guard Weapons and Engineering School at USCG Training Center Yorktown. Lieutenant Commander Davis served as a Fire Control Technician and achieved the rank of Chief Electronics Technician prior to receiving his commission via Officer Candidate School in 2007. Lieutenant Commander Davis's previous assignments include; Commanding Officer USCGC FRANK DREW (WLM 557), Commanding Officer USCGC WILLIAM TATE (WLM 560), Executive Officer USCGC OAK (WLB 211), USCG Liaison support and staff officer to NAVNORTH - US NAVY FLEET FORCES COMMAND, Operations Officer USCGC JUNIPER (WLB 201), and Deck Watch Officer USCGC ALERT (WMEC 630). Lieutenant Commander Davis's is reporting from Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, D.C. where he served in the Office of Aids to Navigation (CG-NAV).


Lieutenant Commander Davis's awards include Coast Guard Commendation Medals, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Coast Guard Achievement Medals, and various other personal and unit awards.


Executive Officer
LT Jonathan D. Lash

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LT Lash graduated with a Commission and a Bachelor of Science degree in Government with a focus in International Relations from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 2015. From 2015-2017, LT Lash served as a Deck Watch Officer on USCGC HEALY and sailed on HEALY's historic unaccompanied mission to the North Pole. Afterwards, LT Lash served three years as a Vessel Traffic Watch Supervisor and Waterways Management Deputy Chief at Coast Guard Sector New York. Currently, LT Lash is serving as the Executive Officer of CGC SPAR (WLB 206), "The Aleutian Keeper." LT Lash hails from Gainesville, Virginia. His awards include the Coast Guard Commendation Medal, the Coast Guard Achievement medal, two Arctic Service Medals and various other unit awards.