James Loy

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James Loy
James M. Loy.jpg
United States Secretary of Homeland Security
Acting
In office
February 1, 2005 – February 15, 2005
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byTom Ridge
Succeeded byMichael Chertoff
2nd United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security
In office
December 4, 2003 – March 1, 2005
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byGordon England
Succeeded byMichael Jackson
Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration
In office
July 19, 2002 – December 7, 2003
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byJohn Magaw
Succeeded byDavid Stone
Commandant of the Coast Guard
In office
May 30, 1998 – May 30, 2002
PresidentBill Clinton
George W. Bush
Preceded byRobert Kramek
Succeeded byThomas Collins
Personal details
Born
James Milton Loy

(1942-08-10) August 10, 1942 (age 78)
Altoona, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyIndependent
EducationUnited States Coast Guard Academy (BS)
Wesleyan University (MA)
University of Rhode Island (MPA)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Coast Guard
Years of service1964–2002
RankUSN-USMC O10 insignia.svg Admiral
Battles/warsVietnam War
AwardsTransportation Distinguished Service Medal
Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal (4)
Defense Superior Service Medal
Bronze Star (with valor)

James Milton Loy (born August 10, 1942) is a retired United States Coast Guard admiral. He was Acting United States Secretary of Homeland Security in 2005 and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) from December 4, 2003, to March 1, 2005.

He was the second administrator of the Transportation Security Administration from 2002 to 2003,[1] and before that as the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard from 1998 to 2002.

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