Rear Admiral William Patrick Kozlovsky became the Commander of the Fourteenth Coast Guar District at Honolulu, Hi, in June 1987. Previously, he was the first Chief of the Office of Acquisition at United States Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, from January 1986 to June 1987.
Earlier assignments were Comptroller of the Coast Guard from 1980 to 1986, Chief of Operations in the Third Coast Guard District, N.Y., and the Chief of Engineering and Civil Rights Officer in the Eighth District, New Orleans from 1978 to 1980. RADM Kozlovsky commanded the Aviation Training Center in Mobile, Ala., from 1976 to 1978. He was chief the Budget Division at Headquarters from 1973 to 1976.
RADM Kozlovsky was served as Executive Officer at the Aircraft Repair and Supply Center in Elizabeth City, N.C., and Engineer at Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii following duty as a search and rescue pilot at Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco, from 1960 to 1962 and Air Detachment Corpus Christi, Texas, from 1957. His first Coast Guard Tour was onboard the cutter Gresham as gunnery officer from 1954 to 1956.
RADM Kozlovsky was graduated first in his class from the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., in 1954, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree. He received a master's in industrial administration from Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind., in 1963. There he was a Krannert Scholar and again was graduated first in his class. He is a distinguished graduate from the Air War College.
His military awards include the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Medal, the Coast guard Commendation Medal with gold star and the Coast Guard Achievement Medal with gold star.
RADM Kozlovsky is a native of Wausau, Wis. His wife is the former Yvonne H., a graduate of the College the Holy Name in Oakland, California. They reside in Annandale, VA and have five children: Susan, William, Patricia, Janette and Kaela.