Pacific Southwest Coast Guard News
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, Calif., is scheduled to hold a change-of-command ceremony at 10:30 a.m., July 12 at the air station, 6037 Price Ave., McClellan, Calif., 95652.

During the ceremony, Capt. Michael Eagle will transfer command of the air station to Capt. Douglas Nash.

Eagle is departing to the Coast Guard’s 11th District to be chief of response enforcement. Nash is reporting from Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., where he served as Chief of Aviation Forces.

Presiding over the ceremony will be Rear Adm. Karl Schultz, 11th Coast Guard District commander.

The change-of-command ceremony is a time-honored tradition and deeply rooted in Coast Guard and naval history. The event signifies a total transfer of responsibility, authority and accountability for the command. The ceremony is attended by all members of the unit so they all witness the transfer of leadership.

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