Cause For Action Leadership Brief (Rev2) Dtd 1 June2007


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Cause For Action Leadership Brief (Rev2) Dtd 1 June2007

  1. 1. U. S. Coast Guard A Cause for Action Coast Guard Transformation in the 21 st Century
  2. 2. U.S. Coast Guard <ul><li>What is not Changing! </li></ul><ul><li>Job 1: Mission Execution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sector/Ships/Aircraft/Boats/People </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This is not Down Sizing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Coast Guard is Likely to Grow </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No Mission is Being Eliminated </li></ul><ul><li>This is not the latest Self Help fad or Leadership idea! </li></ul>
  3. 3. U.S. Coast Guard <ul><li>“ Why are we doing this?” (Most common question asked) </li></ul><ul><li>A Cause For Action </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Global imperatives … 21 st Century threats. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transition to DHS … not a license to maintain the status quo. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The World is changing … need to remain relevant. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our business processes are broken … cannot let support systems (admin, finance, logistics) languish behind (or detract from) our operational success. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We known this for years … lacked the courage to do anything about it. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winds of change in some instances can only be felt at the highest levels of the organization … what I see ahead. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. U.S. Coast Guard <ul><li>Promises Made – “The Interview” … Dispatches from Baton Rouge: </li></ul><ul><li>Apply Katrina Lessons Learned </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptive Force Packaging … DOG </li></ul><ul><li>Realign CG to focus on Mission Execution </li></ul><ul><li>Transform and align business processes </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage CG relationships: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>DOJ/FBI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DOD/USN/JCS/Combatant Commanders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DNI </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Source to Strategy </li></ul>
  5. 5. U.S. Coast Guard <ul><li>Coast Guard Relevance: </li></ul><ul><li>Service Chief – Premiere multi-mission, maritime & military service </li></ul><ul><li>Operational Commander – Mission Execution </li></ul><ul><li>Maritime Policy Advisor – Relevant National Capability & Competency </li></ul>
  6. 6. MISSION EXECUTION Commandant’s Six Month Engagement May - October 2007 Service Chief <ul><li>Deepwater </li></ul><ul><li>OVS </li></ul><ul><li>Drug Record </li></ul><ul><li>Reorganization </li></ul><ul><li>DOD/OIF </li></ul><ul><li>Academy Graduation </li></ul><ul><li> Potus </li></ul>C-Span CNN Espanola Telemundo Univision NPR AP US News & WR USNI Proceedings Pentagon Channel Sea Power White House Press Pool America’s Most Wanted DHS <ul><li>State of the CG </li></ul><ul><li>DHS Partnerships </li></ul>Policy Advisor <ul><li>International Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Maritime Governance </li></ul><ul><li>Small Vessel Security Summit </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental (Magic Pipe) </li></ul><ul><li>Arctic </li></ul><ul><li>Healy </li></ul><ul><li>NW Passage </li></ul>Operational Commander <ul><li>DOG </li></ul><ul><li>SAR Video </li></ul><ul><li>Hurricane Preps </li></ul><ul><li>NCR </li></ul><ul><li>Eagle Cruise </li></ul>CNN USA TODAY (exclusive) YouTube Weather Channel ABC MOPIC 60 Minutes Podcast DHS Today CG Magazine Heritage Foundation Alumni Magazine Foreign Press Club AFP Heritage Foundation Boating Magazines National Geographic National Journal Weather Channel CG Magazine Ed Boards: Wash Post USA Today
  7. 7. U.S. Coast Guard <ul><li>Must Recognize Changing Environment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Competing Interests & Fiscal Constraints </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speed of Action </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adversary – more adaptive & lethal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevance of Maritime Commons </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Must Accept Greater Oversight – Transparency </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Congress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IG </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Must Recognize DHS Zero Tolerance for Failure </li></ul><ul><li>Must Break Out of Budget Box </li></ul><ul><li>Must have Bi-level Logistics System </li></ul><ul><li>Must Simplify C2 (Strategic, Operational & Tactical) </li></ul><ul><li>Must Create More Agile, Adaptive Forces </li></ul>
  8. 8. U.S. Coast Guard <ul><li>A Cause for Action – We’ve Gone Global: </li></ul><ul><li>Our World has changed (GWOT, Katrina, 9/11, Iraq) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Our Nation has changed (Public confidence waning: 44% - 2006) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Our Federal government has changed (HSC, DOD, DHS, DNI) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Has the Coast Guard changed? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have you changed? </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. U.S. Coast Guard <ul><li>Work In Progress: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acquisition Reform (2002) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logistics Transformation (2003) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deepwater Logistics Support (2002 –present) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Management (2003) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eCG: IT integration (2002-present) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reserve Support (1995-present) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scenario based strategy (1998-present) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DHS functional integration (2003-present) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adaptive Force Packaging (9/11- present) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NYC, GTMO, Katrina/Rita, DHS-Lebanon evacuation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operations /Marine Safety Consolidation (1986-present), Activities (1996), Sectors (2004), HQ (2005) </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. U.S. Coast Guard <ul><li>Commandant’s Intent = Work in Progress + Promises Made: </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Mission Execution (CG Operations = Public Value) </li></ul><ul><li>Get Force Structure Right (Strategic Trident) </li></ul><ul><li>Operational Command and Control (C2) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Put Focus Back on Ops not Missions (Safety, Security & Stewardship) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Single Operational Commander in the field </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mission Support Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisition, Logistics, Maintenance, HR, IT </li></ul><ul><li>Business processes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial management, acquisition, logistics, HR, IT </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. U.S. Coast Guard Moving from Intent to Action: (Commandant’s Intent Action Orders) 1: Acquisition Reform 2: Transition to numbered staffs at HQ 3: Deployable Operations Group (DOG) 4: Logistics Organizational Alignment 5: Financial Management Transformation 6: CG Maritime Strategy 7: Command and Control (Field and HQ) 8: New Human Resource Strategy 9: eCG Version 2.0 10: Support for Reserve Component
  12. 12. U.S. Coast Guard <ul><li>Moving from Order to Implementation: </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of a permanent, flag-led Transformation Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Phase implementation to coincide with transfer seasons </li></ul><ul><li>Communications (Full Transparency) </li></ul><ul><li>Management of the civilian workforce </li></ul><ul><li>Congressional outreach (always) & approval (where necessary) </li></ul>
  13. 13. U.S. Coast Guard <ul><li>What it Means on the Deckplate, Boat Dock & Flight Line: </li></ul><ul><li>Only two Jobs: Mission Execution or Mission Support </li></ul><ul><li>Consolidates operational command & control </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces layers of bureaucracy </li></ul><ul><li>Establishes Doctrine & Standardizes TTP </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances & unifies mission support systems </li></ul><ul><li>Phased implementation over several years </li></ul><ul><li>Full transparency & accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Delivers on the promise of those before us to remain: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Always Ready” </li></ul>
  14. 14. U.S. Coast Guard <ul><li>This Is Our Landscape: </li></ul><ul><li>DOD (National Defense Capability) </li></ul><ul><li>DHS (Border Security & Terrorism) </li></ul><ul><li>Interagency (MOTR) </li></ul><ul><li>National Policy Makers (Unique Instrument for NSC/HSC/DOS) </li></ul><ul><li>Congress (Transparency & Accountability) </li></ul><ul><li>White House (Maritime, Multi-mission & Military) </li></ul><ul><li>American People – First! (Safety, Security & Stewardship) </li></ul><ul><li>- Can’t Be ENGAGED If We’re Not Relevant - </li></ul>
  15. 15. U.S. Coast Guard <ul><li>Navigating the Landscape: </li></ul><ul><li>NSMS </li></ul><ul><li>HSPD-5 </li></ul><ul><li>9/11 Report (Executive Summary) </li></ul><ul><li>Katrina Lessons Learned </li></ul><ul><li>DHS Goals & Priorities </li></ul><ul><li>CG Strategy – Safety, Security & Stewardship </li></ul><ul><li>2007 State of the CG Address </li></ul><ul><li>2008 Budget in Brief </li></ul><ul><li>- Can’t Be RELEVANT If You’re Not Engaged - </li></ul>