U.S. Coast Guard Commander Andrew S. Joca, left, playfully duels with Commander Nathan L. Rumsey, right, after a Change of Command ceremony at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Outgoing Commander Joca assumed command of the Civil Engineering Unit in Juneau in May 2016 and will become the Director of Operational Logistics in Norfolk, Virginia. Commander Rumsey’s most recent assignment was the Engineer Officer and Facilities Engineer at Sector New York. Joca carries his father’s sword who was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

U.S. Coast Guard Commander Andrew S. Joca, left, playfully duels with Commander Nathan L. Rumsey, right, after a Change of Command ceremony at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Outgoing Commander Joca assumed command of the Civil Engineering Unit in Juneau in May 2016 and will become the Director of Operational Logistics in Norfolk, Virginia. Commander Rumsey’s most recent assignment was the Engineer Officer and Facilities Engineer at Sector New York. Joca carries his father’s sword who was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

PHOTOS: Coast Guard Change of Command ceremony

Civil Engineering Unit Juneau receives new commander.

Here’s photographs from today’s Change of Command ceremony for U.S. Coast Guard Commander Andrew S. Joca and Commander Nathan L. Rumsey.

The ceremony, held at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, was for the Juneau Civil Engineering Unit.

Outgoing Commander Joca assumed command of the unit in May 2016 and will become the Director of Operational Logistics in Norfolk, Virginia. Rumsey’s most recent assignment was the Engineer Officer and Facilities Engineer at Sector New York.


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U.S. Coast Guard Commander Andrew S. Joca, left, shakes hands with Commander Nathan L. Rumsey, right, during a Change of Command ceremony overseen by Captain T. Wade Gesele, Commander of Shore Infrastructure and Logistics Command, at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Outgoing Commander Joca assumed command of the Civil Engineering Unit in Juneau in May 2016 and will become the Director of Operational Logistics in Norfolk, Virginia. Rumsey’s most recent assignment was the Engineer Officer and Facilities Engineer at Sector New York. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

U.S. Coast Guard Commander Andrew S. Joca, left, shakes hands with Commander Nathan L. Rumsey, right, during a Change of Command ceremony overseen by Captain T. Wade Gesele, Commander of Shore Infrastructure and Logistics Command, at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Outgoing Commander Joca assumed command of the Civil Engineering Unit in Juneau in May 2016 and will become the Director of Operational Logistics in Norfolk, Virginia. Rumsey’s most recent assignment was the Engineer Officer and Facilities Engineer at Sector New York. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

U.S. Coast Guard Commander Andrew S. Joca, left, and Commander Nathan L. Rumsey don their white gloves before a Change of Command ceremony at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Outgoing Commander Joca assumed command of the Civil Engineering Unit in Juneau in May 2016 and will become the Director of Operational Logistics in Norfolk, Virginia. Commander Rumsey’s most recent assignment was the Engineer Officer and Facilities Engineer at Sector New York. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

U.S. Coast Guard Commander Andrew S. Joca, left, and Commander Nathan L. Rumsey don their white gloves before a Change of Command ceremony at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Outgoing Commander Joca assumed command of the Civil Engineering Unit in Juneau in May 2016 and will become the Director of Operational Logistics in Norfolk, Virginia. Commander Rumsey’s most recent assignment was the Engineer Officer and Facilities Engineer at Sector New York. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

An U.S. Coast Guard Honor Guard presents the colors during a Change of Command ceremony of Commander Andrew S. Joca and Commander Nathan L. Rumsey overseen by Captain T. Wade Gesele, Commander of Shore Infrastructure and Logistics Command, at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Outgoing Commander Joca assumed command of the Civil Engineering Unit in Juneau in May 2016 and will become the Director of Operational Logistics in Norfolk, Virginia. Rumsey’s most recent assignment was the Engineer Officer and Facilities Engineer at Sector New York. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

An U.S. Coast Guard Honor Guard presents the colors during a Change of Command ceremony of Commander Andrew S. Joca and Commander Nathan L. Rumsey overseen by Captain T. Wade Gesele, Commander of Shore Infrastructure and Logistics Command, at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Outgoing Commander Joca assumed command of the Civil Engineering Unit in Juneau in May 2016 and will become the Director of Operational Logistics in Norfolk, Virginia. Rumsey’s most recent assignment was the Engineer Officer and Facilities Engineer at Sector New York. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

U.S. Coast Guard Commander Andrew S. Joca, right, speaks as Commander Nathan L. Rumsey listens during a Change of Command ceremony at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Outgoing Commander Joca assumed command of the Civil Engineering Unit in Juneau in May 2016 and will become the Director of Operational Logistics in Norfolk, Virginia. Commander Rumsey’s most recent assignment was the Engineer Officer and Facilities Engineer at Sector New York. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

U.S. Coast Guard Commander Andrew S. Joca, right, speaks as Commander Nathan L. Rumsey listens during a Change of Command ceremony at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Outgoing Commander Joca assumed command of the Civil Engineering Unit in Juneau in May 2016 and will become the Director of Operational Logistics in Norfolk, Virginia. Commander Rumsey’s most recent assignment was the Engineer Officer and Facilities Engineer at Sector New York. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

U.S. Coast Guard Commander Andrew S. Joca, right, speaks with guests after a Change of Command ceremony at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Outgoing Commander Joca assumed command of the Civil Engineering Unit in Juneau in May 2016 and will become the Director of Operational Logistics in Norfolk, Virginia. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

U.S. Coast Guard Commander Andrew S. Joca, right, speaks with guests after a Change of Command ceremony at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Outgoing Commander Joca assumed command of the Civil Engineering Unit in Juneau in May 2016 and will become the Director of Operational Logistics in Norfolk, Virginia. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mark Ridgway, right, takes a selfie with both commanders after the ceremony. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Mark Ridgway, right, takes a selfie with both commanders after the ceremony. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

U.S. Coast Guard Commander Andrew S. Joca poses with his wife, Katie, and daughters, Molly, 11, and Amelia, 8, after a Change of Command ceremony at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, June 20, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

U.S. Coast Guard Commander Andrew S. Joca poses with his wife, Katie, and daughters, Molly, 11, and Amelia, 8, after a Change of Command ceremony at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Thursday, June 20, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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