Rear Admiral Steven Ratti, USCG Addresses Williamsburg-Yorktown Council

Rear Admiral Steven H. Ratti, Commander, 5th Coast Guard District, spoke at a meeting of the Navy League’s Williamsburg-Yorktown Council.  Headquartered in Portsmouth, Virginia, Admiral Ratti has overall responsibility for the full range of Coast Guard maritime safety and security missions carried out in the mid-Atlantic region, from central New Jersey through North Carolina. He addressed Fifth District’s maritime safety, recovery and lifesaving operations during Superstorm Sandy, to include the lifesaving missions to search for and rescue the crew of the ship Bounty during the storm.  Accompanying Rear Admiral Ratti is Norbert Smith of the Council.

Rear Admiral Steven H. Ratti, Commander, 5th Coast Guard District, spoke at a meeting of the Navy League’s Williamsburg-Yorktown Council. Headquartered in Portsmouth, Virginia, Admiral Ratti has overall responsibility for the full range of Coast Guard maritime safety and security missions carried out in the mid-Atlantic region, from central New Jersey through North Carolina. He addressed Fifth District’s maritime safety, recovery and lifesaving operations during Superstorm Sandy, to include the lifesaving missions to search for and rescue the crew of the ship Bounty during the storm. Accompanying Rear Admiral Ratti is Norbert Smith of the Council.

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Rear Admiral Steven H. Ratti, Commander, 5th Coast Guard District, spoke at a meeting of the Navy League’s Williamsburg-Yorktown Council. Headquartered in Portsmouth, Virginia, Admiral Ratti has overall responsibility for the full range of Coast Guard maritime safety and security missions carried out in the mid-Atlantic region, from central New Jersey through North Carolina. He addressed Fifth District’s maritime safety, recovery and lifesaving operations during Superstorm Sandy, to include the lifesaving missions to search for and rescue the crew of the ship Bounty during the storm. Accompanying Rear Admiral Ratti is Norbert Smith of the Council.

The Navy League is a civilian organization, committed to educating the senior leadership in the Executive and Legislative branches of the U.S. government, as well as the media and the American people, about the critical importance of U.S. sea power – both naval and commercial – to protect our national interests throughout the world and ensure the nation’s economic well-being. For more information, please visit the Navy League website at http://www.navyleague.org/, our Council website at http://www.navyleague-williamsburgyorktown.org/, or call Norbert Smith at 757 229-7377.

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