Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro to hold change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro to hold change of command ceremony
Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WHEC-724) file photo KODIAK, Alaska — Capt. Kevin Riddle will relieve Capt. Samuel Jordan as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro (WHEC-724) in Kodiak, Alaska Friday.  Upon relief Capt. Jordan will retire from active duty after 25 years of Coast Guard service. Vice Adm. Fred Midgette, commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area, and commander, Defense Forces...

Maritime Security Response Team holds change of command

Maritime Security Response Team holds change of command
Capt. Brandon Lechthaler, commanding officer of the Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team, salutes Vice Adm. Karl L. Shultz, Atlantic Area commander, during MSRT’s change-of-command ceremony in Chesapeake, Virginia, May 19, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake) CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Coast Guard Capt. Brandon W. Lechthaler assumed command of Coast Guard Maritime...

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba holds change of command in Boston

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba holds change of command in Boston
Cmdr. Michael Turdo (left) relieves Cmdr. Patrick Peschka (right) of command of the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Boston, Ma. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Karen Love Kutkiewicz. BOSTON — Coast Guard Cmdr. Michael Turdo relieved Cmdr. Patrick Peschka as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba Wednesday during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base...

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...

Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston holds change of command ceremony
Captain Martin and Captain Oditt salute each other during a change-of-command and retirement ceremony at San Jacinto College Apr. 24, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Edward J.Wargo HOUSTON — Capt. Kevin D. Oditt relieved Capt. Peter F. Martin during a change of command and retirement ceremony, at San Jacinto College in Pasadena, Monday. Oditt was previously assigned as the...

Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville conducts change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville conducts change of command ceremony
Capt. Jeffrey Dixon, left, transfers command of Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville to Capt. Todd Wiemers, right, Friday, April 21, 2017, during the unit’s change of command ceremony at Naval Station Mayport, Florida. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The crew of Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville conducted a change of command ceremony Friday at Naval...

Coast Guard Station Sand Key holds change of command

Coast Guard Station Sand Key holds change of command
Chief Warrant Officer Larry L. Zeruth, former commanding officer of Coast Guard Station Sand Key, salutes Chief Warrant Officer Tracy E. Randall during a change of command ceremony held in Clearwater Fla., Friday, April 14, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse) CLEARWATER, Fla. — Coast Guard Station Sand Key held a change of command ceremony Friday where Chief...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell holds Change of Command

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell holds Change of Command
U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Michael F. Nasitka and Cmdr. Mark A. McDonnell salute each other signaling the change of command for Coast Guard Cutter Campell Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Portsmouth Naval Station in Kittery, Maine. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — Coast Guard Cmdr. Mark A. McDonnell relieved Capt. Michael F. Nasitka as the Commanding Officer of...

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell to hold change of command

Coast Guard Cutter Campbell to hold change of command
USCG File Photo BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Campbell is scheduled to hold a change of command ceremony Saturday in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  During the ceremony Cmdr. Mark A. McDonnell will be relieving Capt. Michael F. Nasitka as the Commanding Officer. The Change of Command Ceremony is a time-honored military tradition. It is a formal ritual conducted before the assembled company...