Yokosuka, Japan. -- CDR Erin Ceschini was relieved by CDR Christopher Tuggle as Commanding Officer, Naval Oceanography Anti-Submarine Warfare Center (NOAC) Yokosuka, in a ceremony at Fleet Activity Yokosuka, Aug. 20,2021.
The Change of Command ceremony is not prescribed specifically by U.S. Navy Regulations, but rather is a time-honored naval tradition.
Dozens of civilian, military guests, and Japanese partners gathered to bid fair winds and following seas to CDR Ceschini, as she departs after two years in command, and to welcome CDR Tuggle as the new Commanding Officer.