Coast Guard Cutter Alert changes command in Astoria, Oregon

Coast Guard Cutter Alert changes command in Astoria, Oregon
ASTORIA, Ore. — Vice Adm. Paul Zukunft, Pacific Area commander, passed command responsibility for Coast Guard Cutter Alert from Cdr. Daniel Pickles to Cdr. Brian Anderson during a change of command ceremony held at the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria, Wednesday. Pickles, now headed to work as Fifth District operations chief in Portsmouth, Va., was awarded the Coast Guard Meritorious Service...