Skip Navigation Links
APPLY | BEARS DEN LOGIN | REQUEST INFORMATION | ESPAÑOL | VIRTUAL TOUR | SEARCH
FacebookFlickrTwitterYou Tube
ACADEMICS
CDR JOSEPH G. CALLAGHAN
Instructor
Department of Humanities
U.S. Coast Guard Academy

CDR Callaghan enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1989, served as a Boatswain’s mate in the enlisted corps for 11 years, and attained the rank of Petty Officer First Class. While enlisted he served on three ships: USCGCs Salvia, Sweetgum, and Nunivak. His enlisted shore assignments included CG Station St. Inigoes and MSO Charleston. In 2001, he received his commission as an ensign from USCG Officer Candidate School in New London, Connecticut. As an officer, he has served as a Deck Watch Officer aboard USCGC Harriet Lane and as Operations Officer aboard USCGC Fir. Recent shore assignments include Analysis and Information Management Chief for the USCG Intelligence Coordination Center and Operations Officer, USCG Maritime Force Protection Unit Kings Bay. Additionally, CDR Callaghan was assigned to CG-2 while completing a post-graduate degree program at the National Intelligence University, and subsequently served as the Sector Intelligence Officer for Sector Boston. 

Education:
  • M.S., Cybersecurity, University of Maryland (UC)
  • M.S., Strategic Intelligence, National Intelligence University
  • B.A., Organizational Management, Ashford University

Courses Taught:
  • National Security Policy
  • Intelligence and Democracy
  • Strategic Intelligence: Collection and Analysis
  • Intelligence and Cyber Security

Honors:
  • Designated Boat Force Operations (advanced)
  • Designated Coast Guard Cutterman
  • Designated Coxswain
  • Military awards include three Coast Guard Commendation Medals, three Coast Guard Achievement Medals, four Commandant’s Letter of Commendations Ribbons, and numerous other personal and unit awards.
 
CONTACT INFORMATION
LCDR Kyle Young
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Science Department 
27 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320

Kyle.S.Young@uscga.edu