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Press Release | Aug. 1, 2023

Media Advisory: Coast Guard Cutter Cypress to hold change-of-command ceremony

D17 Public Affairs

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Cypress is scheduled to receive a new commanding officer Thursday at 10 a.m. during a change-of-command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Kodiak. 

WHO: Coast Guard Cutter Cypress 

WHAT: A change-of command ceremony where Cmdr. Daniel Davis will be relieved by Lt. Cmdr. James Toohey.  

WHEN: Thursday, August 3, 2023 at 10 a.m. 

WHERE: U.S. Coast Guard Base Kodiak, 5th St, Kodiak Station, AK 99619 

Interested media must respond no later than noon, August 2, 2023, via email to to ensure credentialing and access to Base Kodiak. There will be no last-minute exceptions or substitutions for media personnel the day of the ceremony. Media must arrive between 9:00 and 9:30am on the day of the event. A valid state or federal-government issued photo ID must be presented for all individuals to obtain visitor access to the campus. Additional information regarding campus access will be provided with attendance confirmation. 

All email requests for media credentials must include: 

  • Name of media representative 

  • Phone number 

For more information, please contact the U.S. Coast Guard 17th District Public Affairs office at 907-654-4112.