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Murkowski, Parnell plan to attend memorial

...the southeast Alaska community where the crew was based. Coast Guard officials, including the commandant, Adm. Robert J. Papp, also are expected to attend. The crew was returning home from Astoria, Ore., when the helicopter crashed off...
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Begich questions Coast Guard nominee on cutter retirement

...response" cutter. Begich said the issue was "stressed pretty hard" during his meeting last week with Vice Adm. Robert J. Papp, the Obama administration's nominee to become Coast Guard commandant. The Obama administration's proposed budget...
Memorial service planned for helicopter crew

...C. Hoke of Great Falls, Mont., and Brett M. Banks, of Rock Spring, Wyo. The Coast Guard Commandant, Adm. Robert J. Papp, will attend the memorial service, as will Vice Adm. Manson Brown, commander of the Coast Guard's Pacific Area...
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Coast Guard academy welcomes first woman to its helm

...incoming class has the most cultural and ethnic diversity in the academy's history. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp, who presided over Friday's change-of-command ceremony, said maintaining and expanding that diversity is key...
Coast Guard chopper crew honored at service

...Daily Sitka Sentinel reporter Craig Giammona said. Leone also did not attend but his family members did. Admiral Robert J. Papp, commandant of the Coast Guard, spoke of the impenetrable bond that Coast Guardsmen form as they rely on each other...
Coast Guard cutter Anacapa commander relieved of duty pending investigation

...permanent removal or resumption of command is made by the commandant of the Coast Guard in Washington, D.C., Admiral Robert J. Papp. Retired Navy Adm. Robert J. Natter said the reasons of firing a commanding officer can break your heart. Natter...
Lone survivor in copter crash recalls terrible day

...helicopter crashes in 2010, a number that generated a "safety stand down" ordered by Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp. "He wanted to make sure we were sure of what the safety procedures were," Lanier said. Lanier said the power...
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Begich, Papp to discuss changing Arctic

ANCHORAGE - U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and Coast Guard Adm. Robert J. Papp are planning a trip to the Arctic next week. Begich and Papp will discuss the changing face of the Arctic and its impact on the...
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Commandant visits Juneau: 'This is a real treat'

Thirty-five years ago, Coast Guard seaman Robert J. Papp Jr. flew to Adak, Alaska to begin his career on the USCG cutter Ironwood. Now the commandant of the Coast Guard, Adm. Papp...


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