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Coast Guard Port Security Unit 308 transfers command

Saturday, Cmdr. Ronzelle Green transferred command of Port Security Unit 308 to Cmdr. Nan Silverman-Wise. (Photo source: U.S. Coast Guard Eighth District) Saturday, Cmdr. Ronzelle Green transferred command of Port Security Unit 308 to Cmdr. Nan Silverman-Wise. (Photo source: U.S. Coast Guard Eighth District)
Before this assignment, Silverman-Wise served as Executive Officer of Port Security Unit 313 in Everett, Washington. (Photo source: U.S. Coast Guard Eighth District) Before this assignment, Silverman-Wise served as Executive Officer of Port Security Unit 313 in Everett, Washington. (Photo source: U.S. Coast Guard Eighth District)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Port Security Unit 308 is now under new command. Saturday, Cmdr. Ronzelle Green transferred command to Cmdr. Nan Silverman-Wise at a ceremony at the Air National Guard Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport. 

Silverman-Wise assumes the responsibility of leading a 160 member expeditionary unit supporting national security, defense, and disaster relief operations for the Coast Guard and Naval Expeditionary Combat Command during forward deployments. 

Before this assignment, Silverman-Wise served as Executive Officer of Port Security Unit 313 in Everett, Washington.

The change-of-command ceremony is a time-honored tradition and deeply rooted in Coast Guard and Naval history. The event signifies a total transfer of responsibility, authority and accountability for the command.

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