Gulfport, Miss. — Cmdr. Ronzelle Green transferred command of Port Security Unit 308 to Cmdr. Nan Silverman-Wise during a change-of-command ceremony at the Air National Guard Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Miss., Saturday.
Cmdr. Silverman-Wise assumed command of PSU 308 and 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. Prior to this assignment, Cmdr. Silverman-Wise served as Executive Officer of Port Security Unit 313 in Everett, Wa.
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.