Adm. Zukunft assumes command of Coast Guard

Adm. Zukunft assumes command of Coast Guard
WASHINGTON – Adm. Paul F. Zukunft assumed command as the 25th commandant of the Coast Guard today, relieving Adm. Bob Papp during a military ceremony at the Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building. “Adm. Papp’s leadership and resolve have left an indelible mark on the service,” said Zukunft. “The Coast Guard is more proficient, more capable and more resilient due to his contributions...

Marine Corps Welcomes General James F. Amos as the 35th Commandant

Gen. James Amos receives the Marine Corps Colors from Gen. James T. Conway during a change-of-command ceremony at Marine BarracksWASHINGTON – In a sun-drenched ceremony here today, Gen. James F. Amos received the battle flag of the U.S. Marine Corps from Gen. James T. Conway and became the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps. “As commandant, Jim made the health of the force a top priority, ensuring...