Sector North Carolina, Station Fort Macon and Cutter Smilax crews change commands

Sector North Carolina, Station Fort Macon and Cutter Smilax crews change commands
Coast Guard Cutter Smilax, moored at its homeport of Coast Guard Station Fort Macon. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David R. Marin. Wilmington, N.C. — The crews of Coast Guard Sector North Carolina, Coast Guard Station Fort Macon and the Coast Guard Cutter Smilax all changed commands during ceremonies in Atlantic Beach Friday. Capt. Jerry Barnes passed leadership of Sector North Carolina...

Coast Guard Sector North Carolina receives new commanding officer

Coast Guard Sector North Carolina receives new commanding officer
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Capt. Jerry Barnes assumed command of Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington, North Carolina, Tuesday. Barnes reported to Sector North Carolina after serving as the 5th Coast Guard District’s chief of prevention. Barnes, a specialist in marine safety, security, environmental protection and marine transportation system management, previously served...