Coast Guard Station Umpqua River holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Station Umpqua River holds change-of-command ceremony
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Rear Adm. Richard Gromlich, commander of the Coast Guard 13th District, looks on as Master Chief Petty Officer James Clemens (left),, shakes hands with Senior Chief Petty Officer David Pierias(U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class George Degener) WINCHESTER BAY, Ore – Senior Chief Petty Officer...

Station Umpqua River to hold change-of-command and change-of-watch ceremony

Station Umpqua River to hold change-of-command and change-of-watch ceremony
Master Chief Petty Officer James Clemens, the outgoing Ancient Keeper. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. WINCHESTER BAY, Ore. — Coast Guard Station Umpqua River will hold a change-of-command and change-of-watch ceremony, Friday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Senior Chief Petty Officer David Pierias...

Coast Guard to establish new Ancient Keeper and conduct change of command

Coast Guard to establish new Ancient Keeper and conduct change of command
BOSTON -The Coast Guard will pass the torch of the Ancient Keeper during a change of watch ceremony Thursday, 11 a.m., at Coast Guard Station Castle Hill in Newport, R.I. The title of Ancient Keeper recognizes a Coast Guardsman with outstanding performance and longevity of service in boat forces operations. The title is in honor of Coast Guard legend Captain Joshua James, who is credited with...

The Ancients Gather for Ancient Keeper Change of Watch

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. – The four ‘Ancients’ had the rare opportunity to spend the morning together during the first ever ancient keeper change of watch ceremony where Galvin took over as the new ancient keeper from Master Chief Petty Officer John Downey, who retired immediately after the ceremony. The enlisted ancient albatross is the enlisted aircrew member on active duty with the earliest...