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Oak Island Coast Guard has change of command

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The crew of the Coast Guard Station in Oak Island held a change of command ceremony Friday morning. The crew of the Coast Guard Station in Oak Island held a change of command ceremony Friday morning.

OAK ISLAND, NC (WECT) – The crew of the Coast Guard Station in Oak Island held a change of command ceremony Friday morning.

According to the US Coast Guard, Senior Chief Petty Officer Mark Kannan will assume command of the station from Senior Chief Petty Officer Newman "Bon" Cantrell Jr.

Cantrell had served as the officer in charge since 2009.

Now, Kannan will oversee active duty and reserve members while they perform core Coast Guard missions.

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