U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Blackfin Holds Change of Command Ceremony
Senior Chief Petty Officer Derek Campbell relieves Master Chief Petty Officer Michael Thayer during a change of command ceremony for the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip, off the coast of Anacapa Island, California, June 23, 2023. The change of command ceremony is a time-honored tradition and a transfer of total responsibility, authority, and accountability from one individual to another.

Photo by: Petty Officer 1st Class Richard Brahm |  VIRIN: 230623-G-EK967-001.JPG