Coast Guard Air Station Houston conducts change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Air Station Houston conducts change-of-command ceremony
Coast Guard Eighth District Chief of Staff Capt. John Reed presides of a change-of-command ceremony for Coast Guard Air Station Houston, Texas, June 11, 2021. Cmdr. Matson relieved Capt. Canady as the commanding officer. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause) HOUSTON — Coast Guard Air Station Houston conducted a change-of-command ceremony Friday in Houston. During the ceremony,...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 105-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 105-day deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton moored in Kodiak, Alaska, May 15, 2021.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Coast Guard Cutter Stratton personnel ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) returned to their homeport Friday following a combined 105-day deployment to Alaska and their biannual shipboard training off the coast of San Diego. Stratton’s crew, along with an embarked...

Coast Guard Base Galveston conducts change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Base Galveston conducts change-of-command ceremony
HOUSTON — Coast Guard Base Galveston conducted a change-of-command ceremony Friday in Galveston, Texas. During the ceremony, Cmdr. Eric Cain transferred command of Base Galveston to Cmdr. Chad Brick. Cain served as the commanding officer of Base Galveston since June 2018 and oversaw a 162-member workforce providing mission support services to 28 Coast Guard units and 1,700 service personnel throughout...

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley conducts change of command ceremony in Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley conducts change of command ceremony in Dutch Harbor
Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley file photo. KODIAK, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley conducted a change of command ceremony May 19 in Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Capt. Benjamin Golightly transferred command of the Alex Haley, a 282-foot medium endurance cutter, to Cmdr. Brian Whisler. Rear Adm. Peter Gautier, the deputy commander of Coast Guard Pacific Area, presided over the ceremony. Golightly’s...

Coast Guard Cutter Alert holds Change of Command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Alert holds Change of Command ceremony
Coast Guard Cutter Alert file photo by Petty Officer First Class Cynthia Oldham ASTORIA, Ore. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alert (WMEC 630) hosted a change of command ceremony Friday outside of the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria. Rear Admiral Peter Gautier, deputy commander U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area, presided over the ceremony where Cmdr. Matthew Kolodica relieved Cmdr. Tyson...

Coast Guard Sector North Bend transfers command in Coos Bay, OR

Coast Guard Sector North Bend transfers command in Coos Bay, OR
Captain Breanna Knutson and Captain Olav Saboe shake hands during a change-of-command ceremony, Friday, June 4, 2021  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diolanda Caballero) NORTH BEND, Ore. – Coast Guard Sector North Bend held a change of command ceremony Friday at 10 a.m. in the sector’s helicopter hangar. Capt. Olav Saboe transferred command to Capt. Breanna Knutson as Rear Adm....

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton returns from deployment to Europe

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton returns from deployment to Europe
The Legend-class national security USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) and crew returned to North Charleston, S.C. Friday, following a historic 97-day deployment to Europe working with U.S. Navy Sixth Fleet, Allies, and partners. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sydney Phoenix) NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Legend-class national security USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753) and crew returned to Charleston...

Coast Guard Station Portsmouth holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Station Portsmouth holds change of command ceremony
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Senior Chief Petty Officer Thomas Frisbie relieved Master Chief Petty Officer Karel Mullen as the Officer in Charge of Coast Guard Station Portsmouth during a change of command ceremony held at Coast Guard Base Portsmouth Friday morning. Capt. Samson Stevens, commander of Coast Guard Sector Virginia, presided over the ceremony. Mullen will be retiring after 25 years of active duty...

Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Chincoteague holds change of command

Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Chincoteague holds change of command
CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. – Chief Petty Officer Adam Season relieved Senior Chief Petty Officer Michael Hall as the Officer in Charge of Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Chincoteague during a change of command ceremony Thursday morning. Capt. Samson Stevens, commander of Coast Guard Sector Virginia, presided over the ceremony. Season is reporting to Aids to Navigation Team Chincoteague after serving as...