Daniel B. Lloyd

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Daniel B. Lloyd
Portrait lloyd milad.jpg
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Coast Guard
Years of service 1973 – 2011
Rank Rear Admiral
Commands held Joint Interagency Task Force South
Coast Guard Air Station Houston
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater
Battles/wars Cold War
September 11, 2001 attacks
Awards Defense Superior Service Medal
Legion of Merit (2)
Meritorious Service Medal
Transportation 9-11 Medal

Daniel B. Lloyd is a retired United States Coast Guard Rear Admiral. His last tour of duty in 2011, was as the Director of Joint Interagency Task Force South. Lloyd assumed the duties of Military Advisor to the Secretary, United States Department of Homeland Security, in June 2006. In this role, he was responsible for advising the Secretary on matters involving coordination between the Department of Homeland Security and all branches of the military.

After graduation from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1977, Rear Admiral Lloyd served aboard the CGC STEADFAST, followed by completion of Naval Flight Training as a Distinguished Graduate. Early Aviation tours included stations in California, Alaska, and Air Station Washington, D.C., where he flew worldwide missions in a Gulfstream II aircraft for the Secretary of Transportation and the USCG Commandant. His command tours include Coast Guard Air Station Houston, Texas, a deploying HH-65 helicopter unit, and Air Station Clearwater, Fla., the Coast Guard's largest operational unit operating HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters and HC-130H aircraft. His past staff tours include Aide to the Commandant, Deputy Program Manager for the Coast Guard's Deepwater Capabilities Replacement Program, and Chief, Law Enforcement & Security Division, Interagency Coordination Directorate, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM). Rear Admiral Lloyd's first assignment as a flag officer was as Senior DHS Advisor to the Commander, NORAD and USNORTHCOM.

Rear Admiral Lloyd has a Master of Science degree in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, a Master of Business Administration from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences from the United States Coast Guard Academy.


Military offices
Preceded by
Ben Thomason
Commanding Officer
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater

Succeeded by
Everett Rollins