Coast Guard 17th District holds change of command

Coast Guard 17th District holds change of command
JUNEAU, Alaska — Rear Adm. Dan Abel assumed command of Coast Guard 17th District from Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Station Juneau on Thursday. The change of command ceremony is a time-honored tradition that solidifies the continuity of leadership for personnel at the unit. Click the photo for more from the ceremony. var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({...

U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Mounted Police sign agreement to fight cross-border crime

U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Mounted Police sign agreement to fight cross-border crime
BOSTON — U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Dan Abel, commander of the U.S. 1st Coast Guard District, and Assistant Commissioner Roger Brown, commanding officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police “J” Division, met at U.S. Coast Guard Station Eastport, Maine, to formally sign the Eastern Region International Cross-Border Maritime Law Enforcement Operations, also known as Shiprider, standard operating...