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Vice Adm. Manson K. Brown, Coast Guard Pacific Area commander and retired Vice Adm. Jody A. Breckenridge, cut the cake at the reception following the Pacific Area change of command ceremony on Coast Guard Island in Alameda, May 17. Breckenridge retired during a brief ceremony following the change of command after thirty-four years of service. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Caleb Critchfield)

ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The former commander of the 14th Coast Guard District assumed command of the Coast Guard's Pacific Area and Coast Guard Defense Forces West during a change of command ceremony held at 10:30 a.m. today at the base pier.

Vice Adm. Manson K. Brown, who spent the last year as the Commander of the 14th Coast Guard District, replaced Vice Adm. Jody Breckenridge, who retired at a ceremony today.

Brown, a Washington, D.C., native, graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1978, with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Brown also holds a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and a Master of Science in National Resources Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. He is also a registered professional civil engineer.


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Date Taken:05.18.2010

Date Posted:05.18.2010 23:46

Location:ALAMEDA, CA, USGlobe

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