Coast Guard Service Day.
Mr. Robert Horowitz Chief Financial Officer of the Coast Guard
Captain George Asseng Chief of Financial Management
Captain Larry White Larry David White (born September 25, 1958 in San Fernando, California) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. He pitched in 11 games for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1983 & 1984 seasons. Chief of the Office of Financial Systems
Mr. Richard Freethey Chief of the Office of Procurement Management
Captain Loren Tschol Commanding Officer of the Finance Center
Captain Robert Palumbo (MLCPAC MLCPAC Maintenance & Logistics Command Pacific (US Coast Guard) ) Maintenance and Logistics Command Finance Officer
Captain Patricia Bruck (MLCLANT MLCLANT Maintenance & Logistics Command Atlantic (US Coast Guard) ) Maintenance and Logistics Command Finance Officer
Commander Mark Rose Chief of the Office of Exchange and Morale
The Coast Guard opened PDI PDI Protein Disulfide Isomerase
PDI Personal Docente e Investigador (Spanish: Personal Educational and Investigating)
PDI Pre Delivery Inspection
PDI Professional Development Institute 2003 Tuesday afternoon with an informal panel discussion headed by Mr. Robert Horowitz, Chief Financial Officer of the Coast Guard. Mr. Horowitz was joined by Captain George Asseng, Chief of Financial Management; Captain Larry White, Chief of the Office of Financial Systems; Mr. Richard Freethey, Chief of the Office of Procurement Management; Captain Loren Tschol, Commanding Officer of the Finance Center; Captain Robert Palumbo (MLCPAC) and Captain Patricia Bruck (MLCLANT), Maintenance and Logistics Command Finance Officers; and Commander Mark Rose, Chief of the Office of Exchange and Morale.
The topics of discussion included financial systems, the new CG-8 organization, competitive sourcing, and Theater Integrated Logistics Architecture (TILA TILA Truth In Lending Act ).
Following the panel discussion, a no-host social and dinner was held at Mulate's Restaurant. Over 100 Coast Guard civilian and military members from around the country attended, and everyone enjoyed authentic Cajun cuisine
Cajun cuisine originates from the French-speaking Acadian or "Cajun" immigrants "deported" by the English from Acadia in Canada to the Acadiana region of Louisiana, USA. and atmosphere.
Wednesday started early as Mr. Horowitz opened Coast Guard Service Day with a warm welcome to the attendees. He provided a brief description of the week's events and encouraged everyone to make the most of the outstanding training opportunities available at PDI.
Mr. Horowitz then introduced Vice Admiral Thad Allen Admiral Thad William Allen, USCG (born January 16, 1949) is the twenty-third Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. Allen is most well known for his widely-praised performance directing the federal response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the Gulf Coast region from , the Coast Guard Chief of Staff. Vice Admiral Allen spoke at length about the 3 Ds: Deepwater, Direction, and the new Department. He explained what he expected from the financial management community in regard to the 3 Ds and how the financial management community fits into the Commandant's and the Department's new direction.
Following Vice Admiral Allen's comments, Mr. Horowitz presented the annual Chief Financial Officer Awards for Excellence to Coast Guard personnel demonstrating exceptional service in financial management for 2002. The awardees included the following:
Senior Officer: Lieutenant Commander Gavin Wente, comptroller, Integrated Support Command, Portsmouth, Virginia Portsmouth is an independent city located in the U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 100,565, but a 2006 Census estimate showed the city's population had increased to 101,377.
Junior Officer: Lieutenant Marc Knowlton, financial analyst, Office of Financial Management
Chief Warrant Officer: Chief Warrant Officer Emmett Johnson, Office of Budget and Resources for the Assistant Commandant of Operations
Enlisted: Storekeeper Second Class Miranda Frascella, Research and Development Center, Groton, Connecticut
GS-13 and above: Carol Santana, accounting officer, Maintenance and Logistics Command Atlantic
GS-9-GS-12: Ms. Marian Leahy, budget analyst, Planning and Budget Branch, First Coast Guard District
GS-8 and below: Ms. Judy Ogata, secretary, Integrated Support Command, Honolulu, Hawaii For the city and county of Honolulu, see City & County of Honolulu.
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Team: Finance Center CFO See Chief Financial Officer. Team: Jennifer E. Coston, Addie Wicker, Dale Morgan, Jackie Hamilton, and Sharon Armstrong
Additional recognition was made to the Coast Guard ASMC ASMC American Suzuki Motor Corporation
ASMC American Society of Military Comptrollers
ASMC Association of Sales & Marketing Companies
ASMC Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference
ASMC Area Support Medical Company
ASMC American Small Manufacturers Coalition National Awards
Accounting and Finance Category (Meritorious Award): Chief Warrant Officer Ken Longo, Finance Center, Chesapeake, Virginia
Comptroller Category (Meritorious Award): Commander Mike Leonard, Engineering Logistics Command, Baltimore, Maryland
Following the awards ceremony Mr. William Wissman provided an update on the Coast Guard competitive sourcing program, advising the attendees on the current status of studies and program direction.
Following lunch, the Coast Guard conducted presentations on the Coast Guard Rescue 21 project, the Exchange System, and the Coast Guard's Deepwater project. Both the Coast Guard Rescue 21 and the Deepwater presentations were taped in their entirety and will soon be available for viewing via the Internet. If you are interested in either of these presentations, check the ASMC PDI Web site at http://www.asmconline.org/ development/pdi.shtml for more information.
Electronic versions of the Service Day presentations may be obtained by contacting Lieutenant Mark Haag in the Office of Financial Management at (202) 267-1478 or firstname.lastname@example.org.