Coast Guard Vice Commandant Change of Watch Scheduled

WASHINGTON – Vice Adm. David Pekoske will be relieved by Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara as vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard during a military change of command watch ceremony on Monday, 11 a.m., at Fort Lesley J. McNair.  Adm. Thad W. Allen will preside over the event. A change of watch ceremony is a time-honored naval tradition, which formally restates the continuity and authority of command...

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.

Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley to hold Change of Command ceremony underway

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Coast Guard Cmdr. Andrew Raiha will relieve Cmdr. Kevin A. Jones as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley during a change of command ceremony held on the flight deck the Haley while the cuter is underway in the vicinity of Cold Bay, Alaska, at 12:45 pm, Friday.

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...