Rear Admiral Lunday assumed the duties as Commander of the
Fourteenth Coast Guard District in July 2018. He is responsible for
directing Coast Guard operations across 12.2 million square miles of
ocean, including in the Hawaiian islands, Guam, American Samoa and
activities in Saipan, Singapore and Japan.
Prior to reporting to District 14, Rear Admiral Lunday served as the
Commander of Coast Guard Cyber Command, an operational
command reporting to the Commandant and a joint Service Cyber
Component of U.S. Cyber Command. In that role, he directed the
operation and aggressive defense of Coast Guard networks, the
delivery of operational effects in and through cyberspace to enable
Coast Guard operations in all domains, and directed operations
in cyberspace to protect maritime critical infrastructure. During
that time, he also served as the Assistant Commandant for C4IT,
responsible for policy, management and oversight of Coast Guard
C4IT operational, business, and infrastructure assets.
From 2014 to 2016, Rear Admiral Lunday served as the Director of Exercises and Training (J7), U.S.
Cyber Command, where he was responsible for the joint training of the Cyber Mission Force and
delivery of trained and ready cyberspace forces for the Department of Defense.
Other prior assignments include Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Maritime Intelligence Fusion
Center Atlantic and the Executive Assistant to the 24th Commandant.
Rear Admiral Lunday has served in a variety of operational, intelligence and legal assignments in the
Coast Guard and joint community, including command afloat and ashore.
Rear Admiral Lunday is a Distinguished Graduate of the National War College with a Master of Science
in National Security Strategy and a graduate of the Naval War College (College of Command and Staff).
He holds a Juris Doctor from George Washington University Law School and Bachelor of Science in
Marine Engineering from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
Individual military awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (2), Meritorious
Service Medal (3) and various other personal, unit and campaign awards.
Read Rear Admiral Lunday's biography here: Bio Rear Admiral Kevin Lunday