National Press Club

Admiral Thad Allen, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard

February 19, 2010

Admiral Thad Allen, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard

The retiring commandant of the United States Coast Guard speaks to a National Press Club luncheon and describes the status of his branch of the military. He recounts the Coast Guard's recent assistance to earthquake victims in Haiti, and outlines some of the financial and operational challenges facing the Coast Guard.

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