|Allegiance United States|
Years of service 1960–1998
|Rank Vice admiral|
Name Richard Herr
|Born November 2, 1941 (age 74)
Seattle, Washington, U.S. (1941-11-02) |
Service/branch United States Coast Guard
Commands held Vice Commandant of the United States Coast Guard
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Richard Dennis Herr (born November 2, 1941) is a retired vice admiral in the United States Coast Guard who served as the 20th Vice Commandant from 1996 to 1998. He was previously Commander of the Coast Guard Pacific Area and U.S. Maritime Defense Zone Pacific, Resource Director, Comptroller, Coast Guard Chief Financial Officer, Commander of the Eleventh Coast Guard District, Commander of Joint Task Force Five, Commander of Coast Guard Air Station and Commander of Coast Guard Aviation Training Center. He is an alumnus of the United States Coast Guard Academy, Naval Postgraduate School, and National War College.
His awards include the Distinguished Service Medal, three Legions of Merit, two Meritorious Service Medals, two Coast Guard Commendation Medals, and the Coast Guard Achievement Medal. He is married to Susan Andrews and has two children.