As part of

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy 2018–2019 Leadership Lecture Series

The U.S. Naval Institute presented

Disaster Will Strike: 
Are You Ready?


LT Megan Cook, USCG
Station Unit Leader on Hurricane Harvey Incident Management Team at Sector Houston-Galveston

HSC Elias Gomez, USCG
Awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for performance of duty about USCGC MOWHAWK during the 2010 earthquake in Haiti

Special Agent Michael Perez
Coast Guard Investigative Services Agent during Hurricanes Marine and Irma Relief in Puerto Rico

LT Treston Taylor, USCG
MH-60T Pilot during 2018 California Mudslides

CWO Mario Vittone, USCG (Ret.)
General Manager, Lifesaving Systems Corporation and former Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer


LCDR Paul Windt, USCG
Landing Signal Officer on USCGC MUNRO during ALASKA RANGER search and rescue case

in a conversation moderated by 

ADM Thad W. Allen, USCG (Ret.)
former Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard (2006-2010) 

This event was made possible with support from The William M. Wood Foundation.