An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Press Release | May 23, 2023

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: U.S. Coast Guard Academy change of command

U.S. Coast Guard Academy

NEW LONDON, Conn. -- The Coast Guard Academy will be hosting a change of command ceremony. At the event, Rear Adm. Michael Johnston will relieve Rear Adm. William Kelly as Superintendent of the Academy. Adm. Linda Fagan, Commandant of the Coast Guard, will preside over the ceremony. 

WHO: Coast Guard Academy, Adm. Linda Fagan, Rear Adm. William Kelly, and Rear Adm. Michael Johnston. 

WHAT: Change of Command ceremony. 

WHEN: Friday, May 26, 2023, at 10 a.m.

WHERE: Leamy Hall AuditoriumUnited States Coast Guard Academy, 15 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT 06320. 

RSVP: Any media outlets interested in covering this event must contact either or (860) 857-5544 no later than noon., Thursday May 25.