Coast Guard Atlantic Area to hold change-of-command and retirement ceremony May 16th

Coast Guard Atlantic Area to hold change-of-command and retirement ceremony May 16th
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Vice Adm. William “Dean” Lee will assume command of the Coast Guard Atlantic Area, Coast Guard Defense Force East during a Change of Command ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, May 16 at Naval Station Norfolk. Lee will relieve Vice Adm. Robert Parker who assumed command of Coast Guard Atlantic Area, Coast Guard Defense Force East on April 30, 2010. Parker will retire to Washington...

Coast Guardsman charged with sexual assault, maltreatment faces court-martial

Coast Guardsman charged with sexual assault, maltreatment faces court-martial
PORTSMOUTH, Va. –The commander of the Coast Guard Atlantic Area, announced Friday a Coast Guard officer charged with sexual assault and maltreatment will face a court-martial. Vice Adm. Robert Parker made  the decision to convene a court-martial based upon the recommendation from a September Article 32 investigation, which reviewed evidence related to charges of maltreatment and sexual assault made...

Coast Guard holds change-of-command, retirement ceremonies for commander of Great Lakes region

Coast Guard holds change-of-command, retirement ceremonies for commander of Great Lakes region
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard held a change-of-command ceremony for its 9th District, which spans the five Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence Seaway, and parts of the surrounding states, as well as a retirement ceremony for its departing commander at the Cleveland Convention Center Thursday afternoon. Vice Adm. Robert Parker, Coast Guard Atlantic Area commander, presided over the ceremony to transfer...