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Transfer of Authority Ceremony

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Charles Bowen, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, former Secretary Michael Chertoff and Commandant of the Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen at the Coast Guard Service Secretary Transfer of Authority Ceremony in Washington, D.C., March 23, 2009.
Commandant of the Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen speaks at the Coast Guard Service Secretary Transfer of Authority in Washington, D.C., March 23, 2009, flanked by Secretary Napolitano and former Secretary ChertoffMarch 23, 2009 - The Coast Guard Service Secretary Transfer of Authority officially recognized the transfer of authority as service secretary of the Coast Guard from former Secretary Michael Chertoff to Secretary Janet Napolitano. Commandant of the Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen spoke at the ceremony in Washington, D.C.
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