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9th District Great Lakes Public Affairs
U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

June 22, 2012


Ninth Coast Guard District

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PHOTOs: Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor holds change-of-command ceremony

Mentor, Ohio, native then retired after 20 years of service

STA Cleveland Harbor change of command


CLEVELAND — Chief Petty Officer Rudy Radakovich arrives at the Station Cleveland Harbor change-of-command ceremony, June 22, 2012.

During the ceremony, Radakovich assumed the duties and responsibilities of officer-in-charge from Chief Petty Officer Patrick Owens.

U.S Coast Guard photo by Seaman Lauren Laughlin

STA Cleveland Harbor change of command


CLEVELAND — The crew of Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor, Ohio, stands at parade rest during the Station Cleveland Harbor change-of-command-ceremony, June 22, 2012.

During the ceremony, Chief Petty Officer Rudy Radakovich assumed the duties of officer-in-charge of Station Cleveland Harbor.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Lauren Laughlin

STA Cleveland Harbor change of command


CLEVELAND — Chief Petty Officer Rudy Radakovich (right), officer-in-charge of Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor, Ohio, and Chief Petty Officer Patrick Owens salute during the National Anthem played during the Station Cleveland Harbor change-of-command ceremony, June 22, 2012.

The change-of-command ceremony is a time-honored tradition that formally transfers command authority and responsibility to the new officer-in-charge.

U.S Coast Guard photo by Seaman Lauren Laughlin.

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