Pacific Area command welcomes new commander

Pacific Area command welcomes new commander
Vice Adm. Fred M. Midgette, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul F. Zukunft and Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray pose together during the Coast Guard Pacific Area change of command ceremonies Aug. 15, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard Pacific Area Command welcomed Vice Adm. Fred M. Midgette as its new commander during a change of command...

Coast Guard Pacific Area to hold change-of-command ceremony Monday

Coast Guard Pacific Area to hold change-of-command ceremony Monday
Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray, commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel Guzman ALAMEDA, Calif. – Vice Adm. Fred M. Midgette will assume command of Coast Guard Pacific Area during a change-of-command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Alameda Monday at 11 a.m. Vice Adm. Midgette is relieving Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray who has served as the Pacific Area commander...

Coast Guard welcomes 10th Enlisted Ancient Albatross at ceremony on Oahu

Coast Guard welcomes 10th Enlisted Ancient Albatross at ceremony on Oahu
Master Chief Petty Officer Clay Hill, the new Coast Guard Enlisted Ancient Albatross, stands with Master Chief Petty Officer Michael Ferreira, the outgoing Enlisted Ancient Albatross, after a change of watch ceremony at Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Oahu, Aug. 20, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle) HONOLULU — Master Chief Petty Officer Michael Ferreira...

Congressman, senior Coast Guard leader visits Coast Guard Cutter Waesche

SAN DIEGO – The chairman of the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee met crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche following a 14-week deployment Friday. Congressman Duncan Hunter, California’s 50th Congressional District representative, and Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray, commander of the Coast Guard Pacific Area, visited the cutter from Alameda, Calif., prior to its arrival in...

Coast Guard Pacific Area receives new commander

Coast Guard Pacific Area receives new commander
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray relieved Vice Adm. Paul F. Zukunft as Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area and Coast Guard Defense Forces West, in a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Island in Alameda, Calif., April 22, 2014. “This is not a transition, this is a continuity of leadership,” said Zukunft. “Just as the ceremony we observe today is a continuity of leadership,...