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Hudson Dunaway, M.A., Lieutenant, USCG

Government, Instructor Department of Government

CGA wordmarkLT Hudson Dunaway arrived to the Academy in August 2023. After graduating from the Academy in May 2019, LT Dunaway served as a Deck Watch Officer onboard both USCGC SYCAMORE (WLB-209) and USCGC HOLLYHOCK (WLB-214). Following two years afloat, LT Dunaway reported to Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan in July 2021, where he served as a Law Enforcement Intelligence Officer. Upon his arrival, he was selected for a first-of-its-kind detachment with the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a Tactical Staff Operations Specialist on both counterintelligence and counter terrorism squads. LT Dunaway returns to the Academy as an instructor in the Government Department. He also serves as the Tight Ends & Assistant Offensive Line Coach for the USCGA Football Team.


  • M.A., Executive Leadership, Liberty University, 2023
  • G.Cert, Management & Leadership, Liberty University, 2022
  • B.S., Governement (Public Policy & Law), United States Coast Guard Academy, 2019

Courses Taught

  • American Government
  • Data Exploration and Visualization

Honors and Awards

  • Coast Guard Commendation Medal
  • Coast Guard Achievement Medal (2)
  • Coast Guard Commandant’s Letter of Commendation Ribbon (2)
  • National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Hall of Fame (2017)

Professional Affiliations

  • Intelligence Fundamentals Professional Certification (IFPC)
  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in the Workplace Certification, University of South Florida

Contact Information

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