The Northwest Room - with FREE parking!
6049 Seaview Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
The Northwest Room is located just steps away
from Ray’s Boathouse & Cafe.
Learn about the challenges and opportunities facing the U.S. Coast Guard at our February membership with VADM Fred Midgette Commander, Pacific Area Commander, Coast Guard Defense Force West U.S. Coast Guard.
Vice Admiral Fred Midgette,
Commander, Pacific Area
Commander, Coast Guard Defense Force West
U.S. Coast Guard
With Introduction by
Stephen Metruck, new Executive Director, Port of Seattle
VADM Midgette assumed the duties of Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area in August 2016, where he serves as the operational commander for all U.S. Coast Guard missions within half of the world that ranges from the Rocky Mountains to the waters off the East Coast of Africa. Prior to this, he served as the Deputy Commandant for Operations where he was responsible for developing operational strategy, policy, guidance, and resources that address national priorities. From 2014 - 2015 he served in the Great Lakes as the Ninth Coast Guard District Commander. From 2011 - 2013, he served as the Senior Military Advisor to the Secretary of Homeland Security where he supported the Secretary in the coordination and execution of policy and operations between the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense. A native of Virginia Beach, VA, he holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering (U.S. Coast Guard Academy ‘82), a M.S. in Management (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ‘91).