Representing the Service
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ADM Papp attends the SMILAX "Queen of the Fleet" Ceremony
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 16:37:14 EST
Gold Ancient Mariner Adm. Bob Papp and Silver Ancient Mariner Master Chief Petty Officer Steven Hearn pose with the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Smilax. Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.
Coast Guard Commandant and Gold Ancient Mariner Adm. Bob Papp presided over a relief of watch in Atlantic Beach, NC, Apr. 14, where USCGC Smilax (WLIC 315) became Queen of the Fleet as the Coast Guard's oldest commissioned cutter. Click here
for a news story on the event and here