Coast Guard welcomes new 5th District commander

Coast Guard welcomes new 5th District commander
Rear Adm. Laura Dickey, incoming 5th District commander, salutes Rear Adm. Keith Smith as she relieves him as district commander during the 5th District’s change-of-command ceremony in Portsmouth, Virginia, Sept. 25, 2020.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Rear Adm. Laura Dickey assumed the duties and responsibilities of Coast Guard 5th District...

Clearwater Coast Guard unit with global mission welcomes new commander

Clearwater Coast Guard unit with global mission welcomes new commander
Members of Coast Guard Port Security Unit 307 salute Cmdr. Karl Hellberg, as he leaves his change of command ceremony at Air Station Clearwater, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson) CLEARWATER, Fla. – A local U.S. Coast Guard Reserve unit that played a pivotal role in the 2017 U.S. hurricane response welcomed a new commander at a ceremony...

Coast Guard Cutter Bear receives new commander

Coast Guard Cutter Bear receives new commander
Coast Guard Cmdr. Jeff Ferlauto salutes Cmdr. Donald Terkanian during a change of command ceremony aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bear in Portsmouth, Virginia, Sept. 16, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Guy Brunell III. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Cmdr. Jeff Ferlauto relieved Cmdr. Donald Terkanian as commander of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear (WMEC 901) during a change of command ceremony...

Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit Oakland holds change-of-command

Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit Oakland holds change-of-command
Capt. Daniel R. Ursino relieved Capt. Steven Osgood as commanding officer of CEU Oakland in a change-of-command ceremony August 13, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama) ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit Oakland held a change-of-command and retirement ceremony Thursday on Coast Guard Island in Alameda. Rear Adm. Nathan Moore, the Assistant Commandant...

Coast Guard welcomes new commander to Sector Puget Sound

Coast Guard welcomes new commander to Sector Puget Sound
Capt. Patrick Hilbert (left), salutes Capt. Linda Sturgis (right), during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound in Seattle, Washington, on Aug. 6, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Steve Strohmaier) SEATTLE — Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound held a change of command ceremony Thursday morning at Coast Guard Base Seattle where Capt. Patrick Hilbert relieved...

Coast Guard Cutter Haddock holds change of command

Coast Guard Cutter Haddock holds change of command
Lt.j.g. Keemiya Pourmonir salutes Capt. Timothy Barelli, Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Sector San Diego, during the Coast Guard Cutter Haddock change-of-command ceremony at San Diego, July 31, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard Cutter Haddock personnel held a change-of-command ceremony, Friday, in San Diego, where Lt.j.g. Keemiya Pourmonir...

Coast Guard Station Port Aransas holds change-of-command

Coast Guard Station Port Aransas holds change-of-command
Master Chief Petty Officer Jeffery Scully relieves Master Chief Petty Officer Edward Iversen as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Station Port Aransas July 27, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer Jeffery Scully relieved Master Chief Petty Officer Edward Iversen as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Station Port Aransas during a change...

Coast Guard holds multiple change-of-command ceremonies

Coast Guard holds multiple change-of-command ceremonies
Lt.j.g. Kiana Kekoa relieved Lt. Nolan Salyer as the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Tern in a change-of-command ceremony held at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, July 27, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Pantelis Vasilarakis) SAN FRANCISCO — Several Coast Guard Sector San Francisco units held change-of-command ceremonies this summer, welcoming new commanding officers and officers...

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast receives new commanding officer

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast receives new commanding officer
Capt. Dan Ursino (left) and Cmdr. Craig Allen Jr. (right) salute each other during a modified change-of-command ceremony aboard the cutter while moored in Astoria, Oregon, July 24, 2020. Allen relieved Ursino as Steadfast’s commanding officer during the ceremony, presided over by Rear Adm. Peter Gautier, Coast Guard Pacific Area deputy commander. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Brandon Brooks. ASTORIA,...