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Fostering greater public understanding, recognition and appreciation of the history, traditions, contributions, sacrifices, roles and missions of the men and women of the U. S. Coast Guard, the United States Coast Guard Pipe Band is available to fulfill a limited number of requests for performances at changes of command, commissioning ceremonies for Coast Guard vessels and units, military balls and dinners, patriotic and military parades, public ceremonies and public concerts, highland games, retirement ceremonies, memorial services, funerals of Coast Guard members, and similar ceremonies and events in which any active, reserve, or auxiliary component of the United States Coast Guard or United States Armed Forces is participating. Sponsors for these events must fund all expenses such as transportation, meals, lodging and promotional efforts.

Should your event not require the full band, district detachments of the United States Coast Guard Pipe Band, as well as solo Pipers and Drummers, are available on request.

For information on the United States Coast Guard Pipe Band's schedule, or to submit a request for a special program appearance, please contact the Regional Coordinator listed below who serves your Coast Guard District. If no Regional Coordinator is listed, contact the Pipe Major, Drum Major, or Band President.

You can also fill out the Mission Request Form and send it to thePipe Major and copy the Secretary.

Download a PDF versionMission Request Form

Regional Coordinators

(If there is no Regional Coordinator listed for your District, contact the Operations Officer or the Pipe Major)


Click this link to see a graphical image of the Coast Guard Districts

District States Included Regional Coordinator Asst. Regional Coordinator
D1 Eastern NY, VT, NH, CT, ME, MA, Northern NJ Mike Mone Kevin Ritchie
D5 Mid & South NJ, Majority of PA, DE, MD, VA, D.C., NC Steve Cochran Vacant
D7 SC, Most of GA, FL except the Panhandle Steve Rogers Vacant
D8 FL Panhandle, Extreme SW of GA, AL, MS, LA, TN, TX, AR, OK, NM, CO, WY, ND, SD, NE, Southern MN, IA, MO, KS, Most of IL, Mid & Southern OH, KY, WV, Southwest PA, Mid & Southern IN Brian Shajari Ben Kenney
D9 Northern MN, WI, Northeast IL, Northern IN, MI, Northern OH, Northwest corner of PA, Northwestern NY Dave Linder Vacant
D11 CA, NV, UT, AZ Dean McFarren Brett Bigelow
D13 WA, ID, MT, OR Harry Dudley Zoe Ann Dudley
D14 HI Vacant Vacant
D17 AK Vacant Vacant
Operations Officer LT Jacqueline Bethel, USCG
Assistant Operations Officer Chistopher Ware, USCGAUX
Pipe Major ML Loudermilk, USCGAUX

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