James Loy


James Loy

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Admiral James Milton Loy (born August 10, 1942,) served as the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from December 4, 2003, to March 1, 2005. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Secretary, he served as the second administrator of the Transportation Security Administration and before that as the Commandant of the Coast Guard.

Born in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Loy earned the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America as a youth and was awarded the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award as an adult.cite web | author = | year = | url = http://members.cox.net/scouting179/Eagle%20Distinguished.htm | title = Distinguished Eagle Scouts | format = | work = | publisher = Troop & Pack 179 | accessdate = 2007-07-21] Loy entered the United States Coast Guard Academy in 1960. Subsequently, he earned a masters degree in history and government from Wesleyan University. [http://www.nndb.com] He served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Coast Guard, rising to the rank of Admiral. In May 1998, Loy became the twenty first Commandant of the Coast Guard, serving in that post until 2002.

As Commandant, Loy reacted to the terrorist attacks of 9/11. In the short term, he supervised the resumption of sea-borne trade throughout the US, after the USCG had shut down most major ports after the attacks. In the long term, ADM Loy led the US delegation to the IMO, and was instrumental in ensuring that the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code was approved and implemented in 2002. The code came into effect in 2004. In May, 2002, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation Norman Mineta appointed Loy to become the Deputy Undersecretary for the newly-formed Transportation Security Administration. Loy led the agency through its creation and subsequent incorporation into the Department of Homeland Security.

On October 23, 2003, Loy was nominated as Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security by President George W. Bush, and sworn in on December 4, 2003. Following the departure of Tom Ridge, Loy filled in as Acting Secretary of Homeland Security from February 1, 2005, until February 15, 2005, when Michael Chertoff was confirmed and sworn into office. Joining the exodus of leadership, Loy resigned as Deputy Secretary, effective March 1, 2005.

On April 7, 2005, the Cohen Group announced that Loy had joined the firm as a Senior Counselor, effective April 18. [http://www.cohengroup.net/news/current_news/news040705.cfm]

On August 5, 2005, Loy joined the Board of Directors for Lockheed Martin.

In the Fall of 2006 it was announced that ADM Loy was being honored as the first Chair of the Tyler Institute for Leadership at the US Coast Guard Academy. As such Admiral Loy has played a significant role in speaking and drawing other distinguished visitors to the Academy. In the spring semester of 2007 Admiral Loy took on some teaching responsibilities for the Tyler Institute, with the assistance of LT Scott Borgerson, Ph.D, USCG. His first class was designed to teach a select group of cadets about the international shipping industry and how it might be secured. The final project for that class was a draft Homeland Security Presidential Directive that the cadets crafted, and that draft is currently being circulated around DHS.

In March 2007 the Washington Post had a feature on Admiral Loy and his relation to the Coast Guard's Deepwater contract, which was awarded to Lockheed Martin in summer of 2002. When asked by the Washington Post if he ever faced improper influence on Deepwater decisions while serving as Commandant, Loy said: "The question is almost insulting. I will pass on giving you any kind of answer."

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title=United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security
years=December 4, 2003 - March 1, 2005
before=Gordon R. England
after=Michael P. Jackson

References

External links

* [http://www.cohengroup.net/about/teammember.cfm?id=8 Cohen Group Biography of Loy]
* [http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/24/AR2007032400946_2.html Washington Post article]
* [http://www.uscg.mil/history/Loy/jmloy_bio.asp United States Coast Guard Biography]


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