Commanding Officer

Captain Harry Mautte

CAPT Mautte is currently the Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida, responsible for mission support activities required by the Coast Guard Seventh District and its subordinate commands.  Base Miami Beach serves as the host command for Sector Miami and provides port services for all transient Coast Guard and visiting vessels. Base Miami Beach and its many geographically distributed sub-units provide vital depot-level Naval Engineering and Electronics Engineering maintenance, and provides logistical, administrative, financial, procurement, and health care services to Coast Guard units throughout South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Puerto Rico.

Prior to his current assignment, CAPT Mautte served as the Seventh District Director of Auxiliary. In that capacity, he provided program oversight, guidance and support to the highly active Seventh District Auxiliary, numbering over 4500 strong. The Auxiliary provides critical support and augments the active duty workforce across a wide spectrum of Coast Guard missions.

CAPT Mautte also served as the Deputy Resource Management Division Chief, Seventh District, Miami, Florida, where he supervised the Budget, C4IT/Security, Administrative and Planning branches.

Previous assignments include Shore Facilities Manager at Atlantic Area in Portsmouth, VA, Construction Management Branch Chief at Civil Engineering Unit Miami, FL, Assistant Facilities Engineer at Support Center, Elizabeth City, NC, Civil Engineering Coordinator at Civil Engineering Unit Miami, FL, Assistant Planning Officer at the Seventh District, and Engineer Officer in training onboard CGC GALLATIN, Governor’s Island, NY.

CAPT Mautte is a 1995 graduate of the U. S. Coast Guard Academy where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.  In 2011 he earned a Master of Business degree in Finance from Strayer University.  He is a certified Project Management Professional, Certified Energy Manager and a DHS Acquisition Level II Program Manager.

CAPT Mautte’s personal awards include the Coast Guard Meritorious Service Medal, four Coast Guard Commendation Medals, three Coast Guard Achievement Medals, the Commandant’s Letter of Commendation, and various other service and unit awards.  He was also the recipient of the 2005 Society of Military Engineers Oren Medal.

Executive Officer

Commander Joseph Graham

CDR Graham

CDR Graham is currently the Executive Officer of Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, responsible for mission support activities that enable Coast Guard operations conducted by the Seventh Coast Guard District and its subordinate units. Base Miami Beach and its six detachments have an area of responsibility encompassing four Sectors, two Air Stations, and numerous other units and cutters throughout the state of Florida. 

Prior to his current assignment, he served as the Communications & Security Department Head at the Coast Guard’s Eleventh District. In that capacity, he provided policy oversight on all Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, and Intel system (C5I) matters impacting the operational Coast Guard units in the District.  While assigned here, he also served as the chair of the Communications Work Group for North American Maritime Security Initiative. 

Previous assignments include Chief of Logistics at Sector Maryland-National Capital Region (NCR), where he also filled the role of Logistics Section Chief at the Incident Command Post providing maritime security for the 2017 Presidential Inauguration.  Additionally, he was the Operations Officer at Electronic Support Unit Alameda, Supervisor at Electronic Systems Support Detachment Alameda, and Branch Chief at the Command, Control, and Communications Engineering Center (C3CEN).  He also served aboard USCGC CHASE, homeported in San Diego, CA.

CDR Graham is a proud member of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy class of 2004, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.  He earned a Master’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia in 2008.

Command Master Chief

Master Chief Adwoa Hendricks

Master Chief Adwoa HendricksMaster Chief Petty Officer Adwoa S. Hendricks assumed the duties as the Co mmand Master Chief (CMC) for Base Miami Beach on June 13, 2021.  Most recently she served as the CMC for the Deputy Commandant for Operations. 

Command Master Chief Hendricks received a baccalaureate degree from Nova Southeastern University, where she majored in Health Science (2006). She also earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Webster University (2009).

Her military education includes; The Department of Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute Senior Leadership Training, the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy; the Coast Guard Senior Enlisted Leadership Course, and the National Defense University Keystone Joint Command Senior Enlisted Leader Course.

CMC Hendricks military awards and decoration include: the Coast Guard Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), the Coast Guard Commendation Medal (three awards), a Coast Guard Achievement Medal, the Coast Guard Commandant Letter of Commendation with operational “O”, (two awards), a U.S. House of Representative Congressional Special Recognition Award, and the Stars and Stripes Award for Leadership in Science Technology Engineering and Math, and various unit awards.

Command Master Chief Hendricks principle command cadre tours include Command Master Chief for Deputy Commandant for Operations (2019-2021), CMC for Pacific Area, Alameda CA (2018-2019), CMC for the Fifth Coast Guard District (2016-2018), Senior Enlisted Advisor to Command Cadre at the Coast Guard Navigation Center in Alexandria, Virginia (2013-2016), and Coast Guard Sector Detroit, Michigan 2010-2013)

Her principle staff and unit assignments include; Coast Guard Headquarters Office of Diversity as an Enlisted Gender Policy Advisor; Coast Guard Air Station Miami, Florida; USCGC DALLAS Charleston, South Carolina; Coast Guard Vessel Traffic Service Houston-Galveston; and USCGC SHERMAN, Alameda, California.   

CMC Hendricks is a native of Montego Bay Jamaica. She graduated from Amityville Memorial High School in Amityville, New York, in June 1993 and immediately entered Coast Guard Basic Training in Cape May, New Jersey, in August 1993.   Upon completion of Basic Training, Command Master Chief’s first duty assignment was Group Galveston now Coast Guard Sector Galveston, Texas, and completed Radarman Apprentice School in Yorktown, Virginia, in 1994.