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ADM Papp Presides Over Silver Ancient Mariner Change of Watch Ceremony
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 09:51:46 EST
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp presides over a ceremony during which Master Chief Petty Officer Steven Hearn is relieved of duties as the Coast Guard's Silver Ancient Mariner by Master Chief Petty Officer Lloyd Pierce, command master chief at the Coast Guard Academy,Millington, Tenn., Aug. 19, 2011.The ancient mariner position is held by the officer (gold) and enlisted person (silver) with the earliest date of qualification as a cutterman. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.