Coast Guard announces selection of new Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve Force

Washington – Admiral Thad Allen, Commandant of the Coast Guard, has announced the selection of BMCM Mark H. Allen as the next Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve Force. He will relieve MCPO-CGRF Jeffrey D. Smith during a change of watch ceremony on May 15 at the Coast Guard Telecommunication and Information Systems Command located in Alexandria, Virginia.