Admiral Allen to step down as Commandant and remain as Deepwater Horizon National Incident Commander

WASHINGTON – Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano has announced that U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen has agreed to remain in his current role as National Incident Commander for the administration’s continued, coordinated response to the Deepwater BP Oil Spill after stepping down from his post as Coast Guard Commandant next week as planned – enabling him...