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Captain Andrew Brown, USCG

Captain Andrew S. BrownCaptain Andy Brown graduated from the U. S. Coast Guard Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 1996.  His first tour was as a Student Engineer/Damage Control Assistant aboard CGC RELIANCE in Kittery, ME (1996-1998).  He then served as a Staff Engineer for the Environmental Branch at Integrated Support Command Kodiak, Kodiak, AK (1998-1999).  After selection for the Civil Engineering Postgraduate Program, he attended the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, IL where he earned a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering.  Upon graduating in 2001, he then served as a Design Engineer/Construction Manager at Facilities Design and Construction Center Pacific, Seattle, WA (2001-2004).  From there he served as Assistant Facilities Engineer at Air Station Cape Cod, Buzzards Bay, MA (2004-2007), Executive Officer at Civil Engineering Unit Juneau, Juneau, AK (2007-2011), Facilities Engineer at Base Kodiak, Kodiak, AK (2011-2014), Executive Officer at Base Boston, Boston, MA (2014-2017), and Commanding Officer at Civil Engineering Unit Providence, Warwick, R (2017-2018).

His military awards include the three Coast Guard Meritorious Service Medals, two Coast Guard Commendation Medals, the Coast Guard Achievement Medal, three Commandant’s Letter of Commendation, and various Service, unit, and team awards. He was recipient of the 2008 Society of American Military Engineers Coast Guard Oren Medal for outstanding contribution to the Civil Engineering Program and the 2017 Captain David H. Jarvis Inspirational Leadership award for outstanding contributions to the high standards of competence and leadership traditions in the Coast Guard. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Washington and holds a Project Management Institute Project Management Professional certification.

A native of Yakima, Washington, Captain Brown is married to the former Stacey Colliander of Hampton Falls, NH and they are the proud parents of two children Maggie (17) and Gavin (15).