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  1. Coast Guard FY 2010 Budget & Strategic Priorities Captain Karl Schultz Acting Director Governmental and Public Affairs Navy League Coast Guard Affairs Committee

  2. Safety • Responded to more than 24,000 SAR cases and saved more than 4,000 lives and $158 million in property • Conducted more than 70,000 commercial inspections of U.S vessels • Performed more than 12,000 safety and environmental examinations of foreign vessels entering U.S. ports • Conducted nearly 4,700 marine casualty investigations • Boarded nearly 3,700 underway fishing vessels to perform safety and compliance checks • Performed nearly 7,300 dockside safety examinations • Issued more than $122 million in state grants and $6.2 million in nonprofit grants for boating safety • Issued nearly 84,000 credentials to qualified merchant mariners, who ensure the safe, secure, and efficient navigation of ships carrying 2.6 billion tons of commerce through our nation’s ports and waterways

  3. Security • Broke last year’s record by interdicting nearly 370,000 lbs (185 tons) of cocaine • Interdicted nearly 5,000 undocumented migrants attempting to illegally enter the United States • Deployed six patrol boats and 400 personnel to protect Iraq’s maritime oil infrastructure, train Iraqi naval forces, and enforce U.N. sanctions in the Arabian Gulf • Conducted more than 1,500 security boardings of high interest vessels bound for the United States • Provided waterside security and escorts for nearly 500 military freight conveyances, which provided supplies to support Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom

  4. Stewardship • Serviced nearly 42,000 aids-to-navigation • Delivered the first U.S. aid (more than 30 tons of supplies) to the Republic of Georgia following the South Ossetia war • Rescued citizens and helped restore the marine transportation system during and after Hurricanes Ike and Gustav • Performed domestic icebreaking, keeping waterways open for commercial traffic and assisting 680 ice transits that carried more than $2 billion worth of cargo • Performed nearly 17,000 facility safety inspections and 20,000 container inspections • Conducted more than 5,600 fisheries conservation boardings • Investigated almost 4,000 pollution incidents

  5. Legislative Issues • FY 10 Appropriations • $10.1 Billion • 5.1% increase in discretionary funding • CG Authorization Bill • Modernization Provisions • Acquisition Reform • Marine Safety • Port Security • Alien Smuggling

  6. FY 10 Budget * Although not part of FY10 President Request, Conference Report includes funding to support Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO)

  7. Recapitalize Operating Assets and Sustain Infrastructure • Recapitalize and sustain aging assets • Reduce shore infrastructure backlog

  8. FY 10 AC&I Funding Highlights • $1.54B in FY10 Budget for AC&I • $389.5M for the fourth National Security Cutter (NSC) and $108M for Long Lead Time Materials for the fifth NSC; • $121M for 39 Response Boats – Medium (RB-M); • $243M for four Sentinel class cutters (153ft patrol boat); • $9.8M for Offshore Patrol Cutter pre-acquisition; • $138.5M for Maritime Patrol Aircraft; • $32.5M for Polar Icebreaker sustainment; • $117M for Rescue 21 implementation in CA., New England, and Great Lakes; • $4M for HEC Sustainment • $10M for Interagency Operations Centers • $27.1M for shore projects

  9. Enhance Maritime Safety and Security Increase marine inspector, investigator, and naval engineering capacity FY10 includes $8.6M for 74 marine inspectors Additional personnel for 5 Centers of Expertise Reduce the threat of vessel-borne aquatic nuisance species Protect seafarer witnesses Address small vessel security threats Enhance Biometrics at Sea Program 4 permanent positions in FY10 budget Increase armed helicopter deployment days Sustain Sea Hawk Charleston Interagency Operations Center (Improve C2) $1.1M for Charleston and $10M for IOC project

  10. Improve Business Practices Continue Coast Guard Modernization Modernization provisions included in CG Auth Bill Improve financial management $20M and 86 new positions Continue acquisition reform 100 new acquisition billets Fortify information systems security Cyber Command stand-up

  11. Optimize Workforce Capacity Increase diversity Achieve benefit and entitlement parity with DOD Improve capabilities and competency FY 10 increases Command Center watchstanders; AUF and LEDETs

  12. Looking Forward to FY-11 Keen focus on sustaining recapitalization efforts; need for a stable AC&I (capital) funding stream Anticipated to be a period of exceptional fiscal constraint: reduced Gov’t revenues; escalating federal budget deficits Discretionary spending likely to be curtailed across Gov’t; CG will be looked at to do our part Critical to champion/socialize “value proposition”

  13. Defense Operations • Out of Hemisphere Operations: • Maritime Interdiction Operations • Coastal Sea Control Operations • Humanitarian Support • Security Cooperation iso COCOM Theater Campaign Plan • International Exercises • Individual Development Training (typical year) • Deploy 100 mobile training teams to 50-60 countries • Host 300 international students in resident courses • Conduct 12 training/technical needs assessments

  14. Coast Guard Support to COCOMS Port Assessments Military Outload Redeployment Assistance International Training Major Cutters Law Enforcement Detachments Patrol Craft & PSUs COCOMS

  15. Current support to OCO • Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (WPB, LEDET, Support) • 104 Shoreside Support • 6 USCG WPB • 5 USN PC • Port Security Unit • CONUS Military Outload Operations (MOL) • 19 Strategic Ports across U.S. • Re-deployment Assistance Inspection Detachments (RAID) • ~10-15 personnel based out of Ash Shuiaba, Kuwait. • Assist in safe re-deployment of containerized cargo and HAZMAT • Maritime Security Advisor – MNFI (Baghdad) • Port Advisory Coordination Element – MNFI (Umm Qasr) • Joint Task Force GTMO (Cuba) • Law Enforcement Detachment support to CTF 151 (piracy)

  16. Questions?