Within our theme of women in maritime careers, Anne Ewalt will speak on her 28 years as an officer in the United States Coast Guard. In over 10 years of sea duty, Anne was the captain of three ships and worked in the aids to navigation, search and rescue, international training, and law enforcement mission areas.
Anne is a retired Coast Guard Captain and Civil Engineer. She is a 1984 graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. Anne, further, earned a Master’s Degree in National Security Strategy from the National War College, and a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois.
During her years in the United States Coast Guard, Anne worked on both the East and West Coasts, Alaska and Hawaii and internationally. As a licensed civil engineer, she worked in design and construction, taught engineering at the Coast Guard Academy, and served as the Base Engineer at the Coast Guard’s training center in Petaluma, California. Anne commanded the Coast Guard’s largest training center in Yorktown, Virginia. She served as the Chief of Staff for the 13th Coast Guard District covering Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.
Originally from Poughkeepsie, NY, Anne calls Seattle her home and is currently working as a health coach while enjoying sports and the great outdoors.