BMCS Tregoning

Meet Our New OIC

Senior Chief Boatswain’s Mate
Timothy N. Tregoning
New Officer in Charge, Station Siuslaw River


Senior Chief Timothy N. Tregoning is honored to have served as Officer in Charge, Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor. Senior Chief Tregoning was born and raised in Bakersfield, California. Upon graduation from basic training in March 1997, his first assignment was to CG Motor Lifeboat Station Quillayute River, WA where he advanced to Machinery Technician Third Class, served as the Assistant Engineering Petty Officer, certified as a 44ft Motor Lifeboat Coxswain, and then lateralled to Boatswain’s Mate Third Class. In June 2001, Senior Chief Tregoning transferred to Motor Lifeboat Station Morro Bay, CA where he served as the Operations Petty Officer and worked closely with agency partners protecting the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant and establishing the San Luis Obispo County Coastal Response Plan. Station Morro Bay is also where he advanced to Boatswain’s Mate First Class, and certified as a 47ft Motor Lifeboat Surfman, earning his place as Surfman # 347 in the Coast Guard’s Surfman Register. He reported back to Motor Lifeboat Station Quillayute River, WA in August 2006, where he served as the Surfman Trainer, and then as the Executive Petty Officer. While there, Senior Chief Tregoning certified as a Swift Water Rescue Technician, established Search and Rescue Response Policy on the areas many treacherous rivers, and advanced to Chief Boatswain’s Mate. Senior Chief Tregoning then transferred to Motor Lifeboat Station Humboldt Bay, CA in July 2008 to serve as the Surfman Trainer, and then as the Executive Petty Officer. It was there that he earned his certification as Officer in Charge Multi-Mission Ashore, and advanced to Senior Chief Boatswain’s Mate. Senior Chief Tregoning assumed command of Station Apra Harbor in June, 2012, where he led the crew through tremendous growth, certifying crews on the new state-of-the art Response Boat Mediums, establishing Guam’s Heavy Weather training program, and increasing the units capabilities by expanding the area of responsibility by more than 500%, establishing a 24/7 instantaneous response capability, and doubling the units operational limitations.

Senior Chief Tregoning’s awards include: The Coast Guard Commendation Medal, the Department of Transportation 911 Medal, two Coast Guard Achievement Medals, four Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendations, the Meritorious Team Commendation, five Coast Guard Good Conduct Medals, the Coast Guard Special Operations Ribbon, The Coast Guard Overseas Service Ribbon, the Coast Guard Expert Rifle Medal, the Coast Guard Expert Pistol Medal, along with the Coast Guard’s Officer In Charge Ashore and Surfman Insignia’s, and the Permanent Gold-and Pewter-Tone Boat Operations Insignia. Senior Chief Tregoning is a graduate to the United States Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy, Class 155.

Senior Chief Tregoning is married to Mrs. Amy Tregoning and they have two children, Jon and Berkley.