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Robert J. Papp , Jr.

Date of birth: March 25, 1952
Place of Birth: Rhode Island, North Kingstown
Home of record: Norwich Connecticut

Robert Papp graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Class of 1975. From 2010 to 2014 he served as the 24th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. He retired as a U.S. Coast Guard Admiral in 2014.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Defense Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., United States Coast Guard, was awarded the Defense Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally distinguished performance of duty contributing to national security and the defense of the United States as Commandant of the United States Coast Guard from 25 May 2010 to 30 May 2014. The singularly distinctive accomplishments of Admiral Papp culminate a long and distinguished career in the service of his country and his dedicated contributions reflect the highest credit upon himself and the United States Coast Guard.

Action Date: May 25, 2010 - May 30, 2014

Service: Coast Guard

Rank: Admiral

Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., United States Coast Guard, was awarded the Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Commander, NINTH Coast Guard District, from April 2006 to July 2008. The singularly distinctive accomplishments of Admiral Papp and his dedicated contributions reflect the highest credit upon himself and the United States Coast Guard.

Action Date: April 2006 - July 2008

Service: Coast Guard

Rank: Admiral

Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., United States Coast Guard, was awarded the Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Commandant of the United States Coast Guard from 25 May 2010 to 30 May 2014. The singularly distinctive accomplishments of Admiral Papp culminate a long and distinguished career in the service of his country and his dedicated contributions reflect the highest credit upon himself and the United States Coast Guard.

Action Date: May 25, 2010 - May 30, 2014

Service: Coast Guard

Rank: Admiral

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., United States Coast Guard, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States from May 1996 to July 1999.

Action Date: May 1996 - July 1999

Service: Coast Guard

Rank: Admiral

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., United States Coast Guard, was awarded a Gold Star in lieu of a Second Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States from July 1999 to May 2002.

Action Date: July 1999 - May 2002

Service: Coast Guard

Rank: Admiral

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., United States Coast Guard, was awarded a Second Gold Star in lieu of a Third Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States from October 2002 to April 2004.

Action Date: October 2002 - April 2004

Service: Coast Guard

Rank: Admiral

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., United States Coast Guard, was awarded a Third Gold Star in lieu of a Fourth Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States.

Action Date: October 2004 - April 2006

Service: Coast Guard

Rank: Admiral