Gary T. Blore

Career assignments: Rear Admiral Blore served as a Commander, 13th Coast Guard District, Seattle, WA, 2009-2011; Assistant Commandant for Acquisition, 2007-2009; Coast Guard Aviator; helicopter aircraft commander, 1977-1982, Coast Guard Air Station Brooklyn, NY, including Cuban Refugee Crisis of 1980; Budget Analyst, Coast Guard Chief of Staff, Washington, D.C., 1984-1988; Guardian fanjet aircraft commander, Cape Cod, MA, 1988-1992; including deployments to Operation Desert Shield/Storm; Group Operations Officer, Deputy Group Commander, Coast Guard Group and Air Station, Corpus Christi, TX, 1992-1996; Commander, Group/Air Station, Astoria, OR, 1997-2000; Chief, Office of Aviation Forces, 2001, Chief, Office of Budget and Programs for the Assistant Commandant for Resources and Procurement, 2003-2004, Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, D.C. 

B.S., Economics, with honors, U.S. Coast Guard Academy; Master’s degree, Public Policy and Administration, International Fellow, Columbia University; graduated Air War College, Montgomery, AL; DoD Level 3 Career Field Certification in Program Management; Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM).