Allen on his Coast Guard service, Gulf Coast oil spill

Friday - 10/8/2010, 4:52pm EDT

Adm. Thad Allen, former commandant, Coast Guard

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Adm. Thad Allen is one of the most widely praised feds for his work during the Gulf Oil Spill.

Recently retired from the Coast Guard, Allen joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss leading the national response team during the oil spill, one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history. At the time of the spill Allen was retiring as the 23rd Commandant of the Coast Guard but stayed on as incident commander.

The DorobekINSIDER will have the full interview with Adm. Thad Allen on Tuesday.