U.S. Coast Guard Oral History Program

Attack on America: September 11, 2001 and the U.S. Coast Guard

Barrett, Thomas - Commander of the Coast Guard District 17 on September 11, 2011

Brown, Erroll - Commander, 13th Coast Guard District

Casto, Roy; Whitehead, Joel; Sullivan, Richard - 8th Coast Guard District

Cross, Terry - Assistant Commandant for Operations (G-O)

Hathaway, Jeffrey - Director, Navy Command Center & Counter-Drug Division (OPNAV N32)

Naccara, George - Commander, 1st Coast Guard District

Katrina, 2005

Castillo, Joe - Chief of Operations, 8th Coast Guard District

Colvin, Christopher - Chief of Staff, Atlantic Area Command


Finch, Florence - Coast Guard SPAR decorated for World War II Combat Operations

Questions submitted to her regarding her remarkable life and career, first as a resistance fighter in the Philippines and then as a SPAR.

Gracey, James - Coast Guard Commandant, 1982-1986

The Reminiscences of Admiral James S. Gracey, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired) by Paul Stillwell.

Hayes, John - Coast Guard Commandant, 1978-1982

The Reminiscences of Admiral John Briggs Hayes, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired) by LTJG Michael Mansker.

Knapp, Richard - Rear Admiral, Retired

Perrett, Marvin - World War II Coast Guard Veteran

Coxswain of an LCVP assigned to the USS Bayfield.  He participated in the landings at Utah Beach on June 6, 1944 in the first wave.  He then went to the Pacific Theatre where he took part in the invasions of Iwo Jima and Okinawa.