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New Air Station Commander Takes Over Friday

Jay Barrett/KMXT Not long after 10 Friday morning there will be a new commander at Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak. That’s when Captain Melissa Rivera will relieve the retiring Captain Bill Deal in a change of command ceremony in Hangar 3. This is Rivera’s third tour in Alaska and her second in Kodiak. A 21-year veteran of the Coast Guard, …

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