Nation’s 13th busiest port receives new Coast Guard commander

Nation's 13th busiest port receives new Coast Guard commander
LAKE CHARLES, La. — The thirteenth busiest port by tonnage received a new commanding officer Thursday at Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles. Cmdr. Monica L. Rochester, previously the chief of prevention at Coast Guard Sector San Diego, relieved Cmdr. Will E. Watson during a change-of-command ceremony at the Lake Charles Civic Center. “When I assumed command three years ago, I was so excited...

Nation’s 11th busiest port receives new Coast Guard commander

Nation's 11th busiest port receives new Coast Guard commander
LAKE CHARLES, La. — The eleventh busiest port by tonnage received a new commanding officer Thursday at the Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit in Lake Charles, La. Cmdr. Will E. Watson, previously the executive officer of MSU Texas City, Texas, relieved Lt. Cmdr. Robert C. Compher during a change-of-command ceremony at the Lake Charles Civic Center. The change-of-command ceremony is a time-honored naval...

New Coast Guard commander to lead Lake Charles unit

New Coast Guard commander to lead Lake Charles unit
LAKE CHARLES, La. — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles will hold a change-of-command ceremony at the Lake Charles Civic Center, Thursday at 10 a.m. Lt. Cmdr. Robert C. Compher, who took command of Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles in 2009, will be relieved of his duties and responsibilities by Cmdr. Will E. Watson. Watson has served as executive officer at Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Texas...