Coast Guard Cutters Chincoteague and Farallon hold joint change of command ceremony

7th Coast Guard District NewsSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A joint change of command ceremony was held for the Coast Guard Cutter Chincoteague and Coast Guard Cutter Farallon at Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Friday.

Lt. Timothy Dolan relieved Lt. James Corbert of command of the cutter Chincoteague and Lt. Jacob McMillan relieved Lt. Cmdr. James O’Mara of the cutter Farallon during a time-honored military tradition to formally transfer command.

The relieved commanding officers received Coast Guard Commendation Medals recognizing their service and performance of duty.

The cutters Chincoteague and Farallon are 110-foot Island-Class cutters home-ported in San Juan. The cutters patrol the Mona Passage and Puerto Rico vicinity.

Corbert is headed for the Coast Guard Terrorist Training Center in Vienna, Va., and O’Mara is headed for George Washington University, Public Administration Postgraduate Program.

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