Coast Guard Cutter Spencer holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer holds change of command ceremony
Vice Adm. Karl L. Schultz, commander of Coast Guard Atlantic Area, presides over the Boston-based Coast Guard Cutter Spencer’s transfer of command during a ceremony held in Boston, Monday, July 10, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham. BOSTON — Coast Guard Cmdr. John McTamney relieved Cmdr. Peter Niles as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Spencer Monday...

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer to hold Change of Command

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer to hold Change of Command
BOSTON — the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer is scheduled to hold a change of command ceremony Thursday in Boston.  During the ceremony, Cmdr. Peter Niles will be relieving Cmdr. Anthony Williams as the commanding officer of the Spencer. The change of command ceremony is a time-honored military tradition. It is a formal ritual conducted before the assembled company of the command. It conveys to officers...