Change of Command at USCG Station Cortez
May 30, 2014 

On May 30, 2014, BMCS Travis Park was relieved as Officer in Charge at Coast Guard Station Cortez by BMC Daniel J. Benoit.  Presiding Officer was Captain Greg Case USCG, Commander, Sector Saint Petersburg. At the conclusion of the Change of Command, BMCS Park presided at a promotion ceremony for BM1 Ekahi Lee the Station XPO.  BM1 Lee was advanced to BMC. 

Personnel of Station Cortez

BMCS Park followed by BMC Benoit.  BM1 Ekahi Lee at the Podium.

Left to right:  BMC Benoit, BMCS Park, Capt. Case, Chaplain Lt. Cristiano Desousa

Captain Greg Case delivering his remarks.

BMCS Park receiving the Coast Guard Commendation Medal (third award)

BMCS Park receiving a gift from Station Personnel

BMCS Park delivering his remarks

BMCS Park reading his orders

BMC Benoit delivering his remarks

Station XPO, BM1 Ekahi Lee being promoted to BMC

BMC Lee receiving his BMC insignia from his wife.