Coast Guard District Seven Director of Auxiliary (dpa)
Commander John W. Briggs, U.S. Coast Guard
CDR Briggs hails from Ogdensburg, NY, a small city on the St. Lawrence River. He joined the Coast Guard as a Direct Commission Aviator from the Navy and has since had the opportunity to serve at five different USCG air stations flying the H-65 Dolphin helicopter. His undergrad work was completed at Villanova University and he's earned a Master of Science from Johns Hopkins University. CDR Briggs, his wife, and son are happy to have the opportunity be a part of the Seventh District team in the support of our Coast Guard Auxiliary.