Denise Krepp

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Denise Krepp

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K. Denise Rucker Krepp is a homeland security, transportation, and energy expert who began her career as an active duty Coast Guard officer in 1998. After September 11th, Ms. Krepp was part of the team that created the Transportation Security Administration and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Owens v. Brown: How The Navy's Women Won the Right to Serve at Sea

Published May 10, 2021 6:04 PM by Denise Krepp

Posted in: Government

On Nov. 10, 1976, Petty Officer Yona Owens and six other women sued the Navy. The women were determined to overturn a 30-year-old...

Celebrating Female Servicemembers on Veterans' Day

Published Nov 10, 2020 9:13 PM by Denise Krepp

Posted in: Government

Women have served in the armed forces for over one hundred years. They served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coas...

Video: A Prizewinning Tribute for a Trailblazing Naval Officer

Published Sep 18, 2020 6:10 PM by Denise Krepp

Posted in: Government

This summer, the Naval Historical Foundation awarded the Coskey Prize to high school junior Jessie Henderson. The prize is named a...

Commemorating Maritime History - in Needlepoint

Published May 20, 2020 9:01 PM by Denise Krepp

Posted in: Maritime

Shortly after the USNS Comfort arrived in New York City last month, a remarkable image appeared on my Instragram account - a needl...

New Podcast Shares Stories of Womens' Military Service

Published Dec 21, 2019 11:37 AM by Denise Krepp

Posted in: Government

Amanda Huffman, a former Air Force Officer, has created a new podcast about women in the military. Her guests talk about depl...

The U.S. Flag Fleet and the "Self-Licking Ice Cream Cone"

Published Dec 18, 2019 8:25 PM by Denise Krepp

Posted in: Government

Last week, the Washington Post published a series of articles on the U.S. government's $130 billion aid and development effort...

Coast Guard Trailblazer - Eleanor Creed L’Ecuyer

Published Nov 10, 2019 3:15 PM by Denise Krepp

Posted in: Government

In 1944, a very special lady joined the U.S. Coast Guard. Her name was Eleanor Creed L’Ecuyer. Captain L’Ecuyer convin...

National Maritime Security: Counting Ships

Published Oct 29, 2019 8:18 PM by Denise Krepp

Posted in: Maritime

The U.S. sealift capacity is at an all time low and absent a significant course correction, our military will face unacceptable ri...

Threats to National Maritime Security: China and U.S. Federal Agencies

Published Oct 21, 2019 2:51 PM by Denise Krepp

Posted in: Maritime

Last week, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing on “China’s Maritime Silk Road Initiat...

Honoring African American World War II Merchant Mariners

Published Oct 4, 2019 11:21 PM by Denise Krepp

Posted in: Maritime

To aid the war effort, the U.S. government ordered the construction of 2,751 Liberty Ships during World War II. They were named af...

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