Coast Guard Sector New York commander promoted to Rear Admiral

1st Coast Guard District NewsNEW YORK – Rear Adm. Linda Fagan, Commander of Coast Guard Sector New York, was promoted to the rank of rear admiral lower half in a ceremony held at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island, N.Y.

The ceremony was presided over by Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara.

Fagan serves as Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey, which oversees Coast Guard missions in the New York and northern New Jersey region. The Port of New York and New Jersey is the third largest in the nation, and fully one third of the country – 100 million people – rely on the 175 billion dollars of cargo flowing through the region.

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