Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound commander temporarily relieved of duty

1st Coast Guard District NewsBOSTON — Capt. Andrew Tucci was temporarily removed from command of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, in New Haven, Connecticut, Monday, by Rear Adm. Steven Poulin, First Coast Guard District commander due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command.

Poulin appointed Cmdr. Kevin Reed, deputy commander of Sector Long Island Sound, to assume command of the Sector.

Tucci is being reassigned to the Coast Guard’s Research and Development Center in New London, Connecticut until further notice.

“The change in leadership will not impact Sector Long Island Sound’s operational readiness,” said Poulin. “We will remain always ready to perform all Coast Guard missions.”

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