New Command Master Chief takes over in the 11th Coast Guard District

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard’s 11th District gained a new top senior enlisted leader today when Master Chief Petty Officer Charles R. Bushey relieved Master Chief Petty Officer Terry J. Vanderwerf as the Command Master Chief. Command Master Chiefs function as the primary senior enlisted advisors reporting directly to the District Commander and represent the interests of the Coast Guard workforce....

“What a Ride” an Interview with a Command Master Chief

By Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Evanson, Public Affairs Detachment Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Summer can be a chaotic time in the Coast Guard. Search and rescue cases elevate in frequency, and transfer season is in full bloom as the shift of power and responsibility from seasoned experience to raw potential changes hands. At Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Fla., one man rounding...