Coast Guard station to hold change of command ceremony

LT. Mickey Lalor accepting Command of Coast Guard Station South Padre Island in July 2008. (Photo by Lauren N. Laughlin)


Special to the PRESS

Coast Guard Station South Padre Island will be hosting a Change of Com­mand ceremony June 16, 2011, at 10 a.m. The cer­emony will take place at Coast Guard Station South Padre Island, located at 1 Wallace Reed, South Pa­dre Island, TX, 78597

During the Change of Command ceremony Lt. Joshua Sagers will assume the responsibility of com­manding officer from Lt. Mickey Lalor, who has been the Commanding Of­ficer since July 2008.

The Change of Com­mand ceremony is a time-honored event, preserved by the rich heritage of na­val tradition. It is a for­mal custom designed to strengthen the respect for authority, which is vital to any military organization.

For more on this story, pick up a copy of the June 13 edition of the Port Isabel South Padre Press or check out our E-edition by clicking here.

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