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Eric Back

Eric Back

Rank: Lieutenant (LT), U.S. Coast Guard
Territory: International (Foreign National) Cadets
Specialty: Response Ashore
Education: B.S., Business/Management, Albertus Magnus College
Admissions Tour: August 2020- June 2023
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6753
Cell: 860-235-0047
Email: [email protected]
Best to Contact Me: By email

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Jacob Brown

Jacob Brown

Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG), U.S. Coast Guard
Territory: AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, OK, Puerto Rico and Eastern Territories, SC, TN, TX
Specialty: Response Afloat
Education: B.S., Government, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Admissions Tour: June 2020 - June 2023
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6678
Email: [email protected]
Best to Contact Me: By email

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John Hu

John Hu

Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG), U.S. Coast Guard
Territory: AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI and Western Territories, ID, KS, ND, NE, NM, MT, NV, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY
Specialty: Prevention Afloat
Education: B.S, Civil Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Admissions Tour: July 2020 - June 2023
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6323
Cell: 860-625-0764
Email: [email protected]
Best to Contact Me: By email

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Tony Lee

Tony Lee

Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG), U.S. Coast Guard
Territory: Midwest; IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MO, OH, PA, WI, WV, MN, Canadian territories, Armed Forces and U.S. citizens living abroad
Specialty: Response Afloat
Education: B.S., Government, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
A.S., General Studies, Georgia Military College
Admissions Tour: June 2021-July 2024
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Cell: 714-980-2089
Email: [email protected]
Best to Contact Me: By phone or email

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Rick Scott

Rick Scott

Rank: Lieutenant (LT), U.S. Coast Guard
Territory: D.C., DE, MD, NJ, NC, VA
Specialty: Response Afloat
Education: B.S., Government, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
A.S., General Studies, Georgia Military College
Admissions Tour: June 2021 - June 2025
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Cell: 860-448-5093
Email: [email protected]
Best to Contact Me: By email

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Brandon Strickland

Brandon Strickland

Rank: Lieutenant (LT), U.S. Coast Guard
Position: Coast Guard Academy Scholars (CGAS) Program Section Chief
Specialty: Response Ashore
Education: Ph.D., Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
M.A., Teaching, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
B.A., Criminal Justice, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Admissions Tour: August 2018 – August 2021
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6322
Cell: 860-857-5326
Email: [email protected]
Best to Contact Me: By email

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Emily Torsney

Emily Torsney

Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade (LTJG), U.S. Coast Guard
Territory: CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT
Specialty: Operations Afloat
Education: B.S., Neuroscience, University of Vermont
Admissions Tour: June 2020 - June 2023
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-444-8505
Cell: 860-961-6241
Email: [email protected]
Best to Contact Me: By email

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Admission Staff

Anthony Borruso

Anthony Borruso

Rank: Lieutenant Commander (LCDR), U.S. Coast Guard
Position: Associate Director of Admissions for Recruiting
Specialty: Response Afloat
Education: B.S., Government, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Admissions Tour: July 2020 - July 2023
Stationed In: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6783
Cell: 631-355-5182
Email: [email protected]
Best To Contact Me: By email or cell

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Brad Nelson

Brad Nelson

Rank: Lieutenant (LT), U.S. Coast Guard
Position: Campus Programs Manager
Specialty: Response Afloat
Education: B.S., Management, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Admissions Tour: June 2019 - June 2023
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Cell: 860-448-5093
Email: [email protected]
Best to Contact Me: For USCGA inquires/questions, 7-8 AM & 4-5 PM (M-F): By phone

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Ashley Verhagen

Ashley Verhagen

Rank: YNC, U.S. Coast Guard
Position: Coast Guard Academy Scholars (CGAS) Program Liaison
Specialty: Yeoman
Admissions Tour: July 2020- June 2024
Stationed in: New London, Connecticut
Office Telephone: 860-701-6511
Cell: 860-941-3362
Email: [email protected]
Best To Contact Me: By email

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Contact Information

Admissions Visit
Main Desk(860) 444-8503[email protected]M-F 0830 am - 4pm EST
LT Brad NelsonCampus Programs(860) 448-5093[email protected]
LTJG Emily TorsneyEvent Coordinator(860) 444-8505[email protected]