Zukunft said he could provide few additional details about the Coast Guard's prospective role in a North Korea campaign.
The Coast Guard Academy says an investigator recommended discipline against two white cadets for harassing a black classmate.
A Coast Guard cutter intercepted a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel engaged in smuggling 3,800 pounds of cocaine.
The owner of the sunken cargo ship El Faro had a weak corporate safety culture that contributed to the vessel's demise.
Police officer Kenneth Copeland was shot and killed while serving a warrant. He was still active in the Coast Guard Reserve.