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Direct Commission Programs

The Direct Commission Officer programs represent one of the primary ways that the Coast Guard meets critical specialty needs. These programs are designed for highly motivated individuals with specialized education and experience ranging from engineering, law, and aviation, among other areas. Explore our Direct Commission programs below.

Direct Commission Programs

The Direct Commission Officer programs represent one of the primary ways that the United States Coast Guard meets critical specialty needs. These programs are designed for highly motivated individuals with specialized education and experience ranging from engineering, law, and aviation, among other areas.