Rear Adm. Michael McAllister takes command of the Coast Guard 17th District

    The change of command ceremony is a time-honored tradition, which formally restates that the continuity of command will be maintained.

    Rear Adm. Michael McAllister assumes command from Rear Adm. Dan Abel as the Coast Guard 17th District commander.

    Rear Adm. Michael McAllister, Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray, Pacific Area commander, and Rear Adm. Dan Abel pose for a photo after McAllister took command of the Coast Guard 17th District during a change of command ceremony held at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Conference Hall in Juneau, Alaska, June 15th

    The change of command ceremony is a time-honored tradition, which formally restates that the continuity of command will be maintained.

    For Rear Adm. Dan Abel’s bio visit here.

    For Rear Adm. Michael McAllister's bio visit here.

    (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker.)

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