Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley to hold change of command, retirement ceremony

KODIAK, Alaska — Cmdr. Kevin Riddle will relieve Cmdr. Andrew Raiha as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley during a formal change of command ceremony aboard the cutter Friday at 10 a.m. Raiha has commanded the Alex Haley, the only medium endurance cutter stationed in Alaska, since June 2009. Raiha is retiring from the Coast Guard after 20 years of service. He has served five afloat...

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley to hold Change of Command ceremony underway

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard Cmdr. Andrew Raiha will relieve Cmdr. Kevin A. Jones as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley during a change of command ceremony held on the flight deck the Haley while the cuter is underway in the vicinity of Cold Bay, Alaska, at 12:45 pm, Friday.