Captain Kingett CAPT Kingett is the Coast Guard Chair at the National War College. He graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in 1985 where he majored in Marine Science, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree. Upon graduation, he began his sea career as a deck watch officer and Operations Officer in USCGC IRIS (WLB-395). His shipboard assignments included Executive Officer in USCGC HORNBEAM (WLB-394), and Commanding Officer of USCGC POINT SAL (WPB-82352) and USCGC PAPAW (WLB-308).
CAPT Kingett has completed ashore assignments as Battalion Officer at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May NJ, staff assignments on the First Coast Guard District Staff (Waterways & Aids To Navigation) and Headquarters Staff (Programming and Budget Execution), as well as Executive Officer of the Coast Guard's Intelligence Coordination Center.
His education also includes a Master of Science degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College and an Executive Military Fellowship with RAND. He is married and has five children.