Captain Keith Overstreet
CAPT Keith Overstreet reported to Air Station Borinquen following an assignment to the Engineering and Logistics directorate at Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington D.C., where he served as Deputy of the Aeronautical Engineering Program and later managed a $1.3 billion annual budget supporting a 3,000 member workforce sustaining all of the Service’s aviation, naval, and facility assets. Prior to that he served two consecutive tours in District Nine as Engineering Officer at Air Station Traverse City and Executive Officer of Air Station Detroit, supporting search and rescue, law enforcement, environmental response, disaster relief, and homeland security missions throughout the Great Lakes region. Previous to that he worked at the Aircraft Repair and Supply Center in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, where he served as a production test pilot and instructor pilot in the development and implementation of advanced aircraft models and enterprise-wide software to be employed in the mounting need for Homeland Security mission support. Prior operational assignments include Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico, where he flew HH-65 helicopters and HU-25 Falcon jets on missions to stop
the flow of illegal drugs and human cargo through the Caribbean to the United States, and Air Station Savannah, Georgia, where he was designated as an Aircraft Commander in the HH-65 helicopter and later as a Coast Guard Aeronautical Engineer, with the assignment of flying search and rescue and law enforcement missions along the East Coast and throughout the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico.
CAPT Overstreet earned a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University in
Harrisonburg, Virginia in 1991 and entered the Coast Guard through Officer Candidate School in Yorktown, Virginia in 1992 and was assigned to Navy Flight School in Pensacola, Florida to become a helicopter pilot. He earned a master’s degree in industrial administration from Purdue University prior to being assigned to the Coast Guard’s aviation depot facility in North Carolina.
He has earned awards for individual operational achievements, program management, and extensive projects that impacted the entire Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security, but he is most proud of his family, which includes his wife, Laura, and two sons, Jack and Rob.
Commander Toby Holdridge
CDR Toby Holdridge assumes the Executive Officer position at Air Station
Borinquen following his assignment at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington D.C. At Headquarters he served as the Rotary Wing and Unmanned Systems Division Chief in the Office of Aviation Forces, CG-711, where he was responsible for policy, testing, aircraft configuration and utilization of the Coast Guard’s $1.7B fleet of 142 helicopters and managed all Unmanned Systems program acquisition initiatives. Prior to serving as the Division Chief, he managed the Shipboard Helicopter and Aviation Special Missions programs. Prior operational tours include Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) in Jacksonville, Florida, serving as the Assistant Operations Officer and Instructor Pilot. During his time at HITRON, he deployed in support of Operation Martillo Counter-Transnational Organized Crime operations, utilizing precision fire to disable drug trafficking vessels in the Eastern Pacific and Caribbean. CDR Holdridge also served as an instructor pilot at Air Station Los Angeles, conducting Law Enforcement and Search and Rescue operations in Southern California, as well as Air Defense operations in Washington D.C. From 2003-2005, he was stationed at the Pride of the Caribbean, Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, as an Aircraft Commander conducting Counter Migrant and Search and Rescue mission.
His served his first tour at Air Station North Bend, Oregon, where he progressed from Copilot to Aircraft Commander while learning his trade during missions along the treacherous Northwest coastline. CDR Holdridge has logged over 4,000 flying hours in the H-65 series helicopter.
CDR Holdridge earned his bachelor’s degree in History from Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington, in 1994. He previously attended Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where he was a member of the school’s Division 1 water polo team. He entered Officer Candidate School in August of 1997, earning a coveted spot in Navy Flight School upon his commissioning. He earned his “wings of gold” in Pensacola, Florida, in April of 1999, achieving a lifelong dream of becoming a military aviator.
He has received awards for enterprise program management and for operational achievements in Search and Rescue operations and Counter-Drug missions. He is a proud Southern California native, and met and married his loving wife Allison while stationed in Los Angeles.
Command Master Chief
Master Chief Petty Officer Stanley C. deVegter
Air Station Borinquen
Master Chief deVegter assumed duties as the Command Master Chief at United States Coast Guard Air Station (CGAS) Borinquen on May 18, 2018. His primary duty consists of assisting the Commanding Officer in all matters pertaining to the welfare, health, job satisfaction, morale utilization, and training of enlisted personnel in order to promote traditional standards of good order and discipline. His past Senior Enlisted assignment included: Assistant Leading Chief Petty Officer (LCPO) and Aviation Maintenance Technician Platform Manager at Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, FL.
Master Chief deVegter is a native of Savannah, Ga and enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1996. Upon graduation from recruit training, he reported to the Coast Guard Cutter VALIANT in Miami Beach, FL, as a Fireman Apprentice. In 1997, he received orders to attend Aviation Structural Repair Mechanic (AM) “A” School to attain his Coast Guard enlisted rating specialty. His earlier assignments included: CGAS Clearwater, CGAS Borinquen, AM “A” School in Elizabeth City, CGC VALIANT and Training Center Cape May, NJ.
Master Chief deVegter’s personal awards include two Coast Guard Commendation Medals, three Coast Guard Achievement Medals, seven Coast Guard Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. He is also a graduate of the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy (2013) and Senior Enlisted Leadership Course (2016). He is also a fluent Spanish speaker.
Master Chief deVegter is married to the former Ms. Yanitza Rosado Velasquez of Aguadilla, PR and has three children Stanley, Camila, and Killian.