Incoming MCPO-CG Reserve Forces – Master Chief Mark Allen has high hopes and a big heart

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – His face was as expression-filled as if he was waiting to explain what it felt like to win the lottery. Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Allen, reserve command master chief, Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, had a cheeky, almost-sneaky grin stretched across his face. He stood patiently while I quickly shuffled through my notes and positioned the chairs we were about to sit...