VADM Sally Brice-O'Hara, USCG (Ret.)

VADM Sally Brice-O'Hara, USCG (Ret.)

Board of Directors

Vice Admiral Brice-O’Hara retired from the U.S. Coast Guard in July 2012. During 37 years of active duty, she achieved several firsts for women, but is most proud to have been a role model and inspiration to all members of the service.

At the time of her retirement she was the 27th Vice Commandant, second in command, and Chief Operating Officer of the Coast Guard. Other flag assignments included: Deputy Commandant for Operations; Commander, Fourteenth Coast Guard District; Director of Reserve and Training; Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District; and Director of Personnel Management.

An Annapolis, Maryland, native, she graduated from Goucher College in 1974. She holds advanced degrees from the Harvard Kennedy School and the National War College.

Vice Admiral Brice-O’Hara serves on the Board of the Coast Guard Foundation and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Board of Trustees. She is one of five co-chairs of the Navy Memorial’s Year of Military Women.