Commander Brad Conway reported to Training Center Cape May in July 2021 as the Executive Officer where he currently serves. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Conway enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1989 and was assigned to Omega Station Kaneohe in Hawaii. In 1991, then Seaman Boatswain’s Mate Conway transferred to Station Honolulu where he served as an Officer of the Day (OOD), Coxswain, Boarding Officer, Unit Training and Weapons Petty Officer.
Conway graduated Officer Candidate School in July 2003 assigned to the Cutter Rush as an ensign. His duties included OOD, communications, electronic warfare, helicopter control, public affairs, boarding officer, and Mutual Assistance officer. In 2005, a newly promoted LTJG Conway transferred to Pacific Area Intelligence & the Maritime Intelligence Fusion Center Pacific in Alameda, California, where he served as an intelligence watch officer and the tactical intelligence analyst for illicit smuggling.
Conway’s awards include two Meritorious Service Medals, three Coast Guard Commendation Medals, three Coast Guard Achievement medals, and two Commandant’s Letter of Commendation ribbons. In addition, he earned the permanent Coxswain and Advanced Boat Forces insignias and holds a master’s degree from the Naval War College. Commander
Conway is married to the former Ms. Michelle Ching of Honolulu, Hawaii, and they have two daughters.
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