Coast Guard Pacific Area welcomes new commander

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard Vice Adm. Paul Zukunft relieved Vice Adm. Manson K. Brown as Pacific Area commander during a change-of-command ceremony held aboard Coast Guard Island, Friday. Brown assumed the duties as PACAREA commander in May 2010. During his time as PACAREA commander, Brown oversaw the reconstitution of the PACAREA staff and the commissioning of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton,...

Coast Guard Pacific Area holds change of command

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The former Commander of the 14th Coast Guard District assumed command of the Coast Guard’s Pacific Area and Coast Guard Defense Forces West during a change of command ceremony held at 10:30 a.m. today at the base pier.

Coast Guard Pacific Area to hold Change of Command on Monday

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard Pacific Area ommander will be relieved in a change of command ceremony to be held on Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Monday.

Coast Guard Commandant Announces Incoming Leadership Team

Washington – Coast Guard Commandant Thad W. Allen announced today the members of the services leadership team that will take over when he is relieved as Commandant by Vice Admiral Robert Papp on May 25.

Coast Guard Pacific Area holds Change of Command

ALAMEDA, Calif. — A former Commander of the 11th Coast Guard District here assumed command of the Coast Guard’s Pacific Area and Coast Guard Defense Forces West during a change of command ceremony held at 10:30 a.m. today at the base pier.

Memorial service for U.S. Coast Guard HH-65 air crew scheduled for Friday

HONOLULU – A memorial service is planned for 10 a.m. Friday at Air Station Barbers Point in Ewa Beach for U.S. Coast Guard air crewmen aboard an HH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter that crashed Sept. 4. The service will be held in the hangar for three members who lost their lives in the accident and one crew member who remains missing at sea. Family members of the air crew members have asked that...

Senior Coast Guard officer charged with wrongful use of cocaine

ALAMEDA, Calif. – A senior officer on the Coast Guard’s Pacific Area staff has been charged with wrongfully using cocaine and has been temporarily reassigned to a non-supervisory position. Capt. Michael Sullivan, who had been serving as Pacific Area’s chief of response, was charged Tuesday with one specification of wrongful use of cocaine under Article 112(a) of the Uniform Code...