Rear Admiral John Nadeau Discusses Coast Guard’s Work in New Orleans and Beyond

December 10, 2019

Today, Rear Admiral John Nadeau, the new commander of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Eighth District, presented at a BGR Breakfast Briefing entitled “Your Coast Guard Today – Meet Your Neighbor.” His presentation described the many missions of the Coast Guard and its Eighth District, which is headquartered in New Orleans and covers all or part of 26 states, the Mississippi River system, and the Gulf Coast and its ports. BGR expresses its appreciation to Admiral Nadeau and to our attendees for their presence and participation in the Q&A that followed his remarks. We are grateful to IBERIABANK for sponsoring BGR’s Breakfast Briefing Series and making these events free to the public.

Watch highlights of the event here:

Learn about the importance of the Mississippi River System here:

Learn about the experience of the Coast Guard’s Eighth District in managing the rising Mississippi River in 2019:

Watch the full video here:

View photos of the event below: