Retired Coast Guard Rear Admiral. His last tour of duty in 2011, was as the Director of Joint Interagency Task Force South. Lloyd assumed the duties of Military Advisor to the Secretary, United States Department of Homeland Security, in June 2006. In this role, he was responsible for advising the Secretary on matters involving coordination between the Department of Homeland Security and all branches of the military.
After graduation from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1977, Rear Admiral Lloyd served aboard the CGC STEADFAST, followed by completion of Naval Flight Training as a Distinguished Graduate. Early Aviation tours included stations in California, Alaska, and Air Station Washington, D.C., where he flew worldwide missions in a Gulfstream II aircraft for the Secretary of Transportation and the USCG Commandant. His command tours include Coast Guard Air Station Houston, Texas, a deploying HH-65 helicopter unit, and Air Station Clearwater, Fla., the Coast Guard’s largest operational unit operating HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters and HC-130H aircraft.