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By Ben Muir 

Petersburg Coast Guard changes command

 

Ben Muir/Petersburg Pilot

The crew of the USCGC ANACAPA ship that is based in Petersburg.

The United States Coast Guard change of command ceremony was Thursday at Sandy Beach Park where 26-year-old Lt. Rachel Kent took over the Petersburg-based USCG Cutter ANACAPA.

On a damp Thursday morning, Kent, who previously was aboard the USCGC MIDGETT in Seattle, relieved Lt. Cmdr. Pete Vermeer, who was at the helm for two years.

Vermeer's accolades include two Coast Guard Commendation medals, the Coast Guard Achievement medal, the Commandant's Letter of Commendation and numerous service, team and unit awards. His wife, Victoria, and he have two sons: Jack, 3, and Connor, 4. During the c...



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