Coast Guard Barque Eagle to host Ancient Mariner Change-of-Watch Ceremony

Coast Guard Barque Eagle to host Ancient Mariner Change-of-Watch Ceremony
NEW LONDON, Conn. – A change-of-watch ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard Gold and Silver Ancient Mariners is scheduled to take place aboard Barque Eagle at 10 a.m. Friday, May 2, 2014. The Gold (Officer) Ancient Mariner designation will pass from Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp to Rear Adm. Fred Midgette, and the Silver (Enlisted) Ancient Mariner designation held by Master Chief Petty Officer...

Coast Guard names new top enlisted member

Coast Guard names new top enlisted member
WASHINGTON – The Coast Guard announced Thursday the selection for the next Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard. Master Chief Petty Officer Steven Cantrell is the current Atlantic Area Master Chief and will relieve the current MCPO-CG, Michael P. Leavitt, during a change of watch ceremony in May in Cape May N.J. Master Chief Petty Office Steven Cantrell Cantrell hails from Memphis,...