Captain Rebecca Ore

Deputy Commander
U.S. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach


Captain Ore assumed the duties of Deputy Commander, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach in June 2018. Her career spans the formulation, funding, implementation, and management of maritime safety and security policies and programs at local, regional and national levels.

Prior to joining Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach, Captain Ore was a National Security Affairs Fellow with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Her previous policy assignments include Director for Maritime Security and Arctic Region Policy at the National Security Council, Program Examiner at the Office of Management and Budget, fellow on the United States House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Homeland Security and analyst in Coast Guard’s Office of Budget and Programs.

Captain Ore previously worked with maritime communities in the Pacific Northwest, the Port of New York and New Jersey, and Louisiana Gulf Coast to implement security regimes, develop response plans for contingencies, respond to disasters including Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon, and coordinate multi-agency security operations. She holds certifications in the National Incident Management System for management of large-scale, multi-jurisdictional incident responses. She is a graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy and holds a Master of Public Policy from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs.