Coast Guard Sector Juneau sees change of command

    (KINY) - Captain Phillip Thorne assumed command of Coast Guard Sector Juneau during a change of command ceremony Friday at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall.

    Thorne replaces Captain Shannon Greene. Greene served in the position for three years.

    Thorne was previously assigned as the Seventeenth District Chief of Response in Juneau where he oversaw all Coast Guard search and rescue, law enforcement, marine environmental response, and ports and waterways security missions along with intelligence support across Alaska.

    His other ashore assignments included Chief of Enforcement at the Seventeenth Coast Guard District, Philippines Country Officer at Joint Interagency Task Force West and as the Chief of Response at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England.

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