Coast Guard Headquarters Coaster Strategically located in the nations capital, Coast Guard Headquarters is the operational and administrative command center for Americas elite multi-mission maritime law enforcement force. Operating under the supervision of the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, it is managed by the Commandant of the Coast Guard, who is charged with the duty of setting policy and ensuring the enforcement of all Coast Guard regulations, as well as monitoring the performance of its units and commands nationwide. As part of its mission, Coast Guard Headquarters provides strategic planning assistance, operational support, and oversight for the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Coast Guard enlisted training centers, and the Telecommunications and Information Systems Command, located in Alexandria, Virginia. This coin coaster pays tribute to the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard, who risk their lives each day to protect our freedom. Framed by a bright blue silicone top pad, the coin displayed within each coaster replicates the original design of the "Headquarters." Packaged in a header card, this coaster comes ready to use under your favorite beverage.