2023 Next Gen National Security Fellow
Executive Secretary, Office of the Vice President
James Martin is an active-duty U.S. Coast Guard officer detailed to the Office of the Vice President, Office of National Security Affairs, where he serves as the Executive Secretary.
He is a cutterman who has served on four ships from the Arabian Gulf to the Eastern Pacific Ocean, including as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Ibis in South Florida. His analysis on national security and maritime affairs has been featured in U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, The Center for International Maritime Security, The Strategy Bridge, The Maritime Executive, and RealClear Defense.