Coast Guard mission support officer retires after 32 years of service

US Coast Guard Cmdr. Ron Millspaugh of Sunbury, Ohio retired from active duty after 32 years of service in a ceremony held at the Training Center Cape May, NJ on June 23, 2022.

Capt. Kathy Felger, Commanding Officer of the Cape May Training Center, presided over the ceremony.

Millspaugh was assigned to the Mission Support Division, overseeing all support and logistics functions at the Cape May Training Center, including housing, personnel and physical security, procurement, contracts, comptroller, accounting, administration and human resources.

His previous postings included Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington DC, Long Island Sound sector, New Haven, Conn. ; San Francisco Group, California; Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell, Alameda, Calif.; Petaluma Training Center, California; Lorain Station, Ohio; Yocona, Coast Guard Cutter, Kodiak, Alaska; and Portland Group, Oregon.

His military awards include three Meritorious Service Medals, three Coast Guard Commendation Medals, and other personal, team, and unit awards.

In retirement, Millspaugh will remain local in Cape May County and work in accounting and finance.

Millspaugh received his bachelor’s degree from Thomas Edison State University in 2013 and his master’s degree in 2021 from the same institution. He graduated from Big Walnut High School in Sunbury, Ohio. He is married to Samantha Millspaugh and is the son of Charles Millspaugh.

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