Coast Guard holds change of command ceremony for Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi

Capt. Edward Gaynor relieves Capt. Tony Hahn as commanding officer of Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi during a change-of-command ceremony, May 4, 2018. Capt. Gaynor’s previous assignment was as the chief of incident management, 1st Coast Guard District. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Edward Wargo.

Capt. Edward Gaynor relieves Capt. Tony Hahn as commanding officer of Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi during a change-of-command ceremony, May 4, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Edward Wargo.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi held a change-of-command ceremony in Corpus Christi, Texas, Friday.

During the ceremony, Capt. Edward Gaynor relieved Capt. Tony Hahn as the commanding officer of Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi.

Capt. Gaynor’s previous assignment was as the chief of incident management, 1st Coast Guard District. Capt. Hahn’s next assignment is the chief of staff, Coast Guard Pacific Area.

The change-of-command ceremony is a time-honored tradition and deeply rooted in Coast Guard and Naval history. The event signifies a total transfer of responsibility, authority and accountability for the command.

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