Selection of Next Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Announced

Washington – Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Thad Allen has announced that that BMCM Michael P. Leavitt has been selected to be the next Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard (MCPOCG). Master Chief Leavitt will relieve MCPOCG Charles (Skip) Bowen during a change of watch ceremony on May 21 at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May.

Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay to hold change of command

ASTORIA, Ore. – Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer Michael P. Leavitt will transfer command of Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay, Ore., to Master Chief Petty Officer Michael T. Saindon in a change of command ceremony scheduled to begin at 11 a.m., Friday, July 17, 2009.