U.S. COAST GUARD
Characteristics of Active Component Officers
The USCG uses a variety of officer commissioning programs. These include programs for civilians and active USCG enlisted members and warrant officers to become commissioned officers. In FY 2004, the USCG commissioned a total of 584 new officers, up from 542 in FY 2003. The USCG commissioned officer corps stood at 6,183 at the end of FY 2004, up from FY 2003 when the end-strength stood at 5,987.