New commander in Houston takes charge of region’s ports, waterways

New commander in Houston takes charge of region's ports, waterways
Capt. Peter F. Martin relieves Capt. Brian K. Penoyer of command of Sector Houston-Galveston  June 17, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams. HOUSTON — Capt. Brian Penoyer transferred command of Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston to Capt. Peter Martin during a change-of-command ceremony Friday at the Bayport Cruise Terminal near Houston. Martin assumed...

New captain of the port in Houston

New captain of the port in Houston
HOUSTON — A new commander over Coast Guard units in the Houston-Galveston area and Captain of the Port in those areas relieved his predecessor Friday during a change-of-command ceremony in Clear Lake. Capt. Brian Penoyer relieved Capt. James Whitehead, who is retiring from the Coast Guard after 26 years of service As the commanding officer of Sector Houston-Galveston, Penoyer will oversee multi-mission...