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...

Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston to hold change of command ceremony

On June 29, 2011, Capt. James Whitehead will assume the responsibility of commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston from Capt. Marcus Woodring. Rear Adm. Roy Nash, commander of the Eighth Coast Guard District, will preside over the ceremony. Woodring was assigned commander of Sector Houston-Galveston in June 2009, after serving two years as the deputy commander. He will retire and...