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Mr. David E. Porco

~ Training and Development Coordinator ~
Mr. David E. Porco
Traveling Inspection Staff (CG-5P-TI/NCOEs)
U.S. Coast Guard

David E. Porco has served the Training and Development Coordinator for the Traveling Inspection Staff (TI) since July 2022. As an Instructional Systems Specialist and subject matter expert in all areas of the FORCECOM Training System, as well as an Advanced Journeyman Marine Inspector (AJMI), he serves as a direct liaison between the Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy (CG-5P) and FORCECOM to promote knowledge proficiency within the Marine Inspection community as well training continuity between the Prevention National Centers of Expertise (NCOEs), the Marine Inspector Performance Support Architecture (MIPSA), and the Marine Inspection training program at USCG Training Center Yorktown. 

David has over 36 years of military/public service with the U.S. Army, U.S. Coast Guard, and as a CG Civilian. His last assignment before retiring was a Traveling Inspector with CG-5P-TI, he was one of two of the first and only Chief Warrant Officers to be assigned with the Traveling Inspections Staff. While attached with the Travelers, he was also hand selected to be a Project Manager for the development of the Marine Inspector Performance Support Architecture (MIPSA). Previously, he served as the Marine Inspections and Investigations Assistant Administrator for the USCG Port State Control Course at Training Center Yorktown. His responsibilities were to ensure that apprentice Port State Control Officers became familiar with both U.S. domestic regulations, as well as international regulations, and how to properly apply them to specific foreign vessel types. He was also an instructor in the Marine Inspections Course (MIC), an adjunct instructor for both the International Maritime Officer Course (IMOC) and the International Maritime Domain Awareness Course (IMDA).

David is a 2006 and 2007 graduate of Excelsior College, in Albany, NY with an Associates in Electronics/Instrumentation and a Bachelor of Science in Admin/Mgmt. He is also a 2007 graduate of Trident University International, in Cypress, CA with an (MBA) Graduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership.