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Change of Command Ceremony
Olson takes 17th Coast Guard District helm


May 27, 2004

Juneau, Alaska - Rear Adm. James C. Olson relieved Rear Adm. James W. Underwood as commander of the 17th Coast Guard District in a ceremony at Juneau's Centennial Hall Convention Center Wednesday morning. Ketchikan is one of the areas included in the 17th Coast Guard District.

photo Rear Adm. Olson

Official U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Thomas McKenzie)

Coast Guard Rear Adm. James Underwood (left) and Rear Adm. James Olson salute one another during a change of command ceremony Wednesday at Centennial Hall and Convention Center in Juneau. Also pictured are Coast Guard Pacific Area Commander, Vice Adm. Terry Cross and Commander, Alaskan Command, Lt. Gen. Howie Chandler.


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