Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley is scheduled to host a change-of-command ceremony on July 6, 2007 in Louisville, Kentucky.
During the ceremony, Capt. Hung M. Nguyen
, will relieve Capt. John R. Bingaman
and will assume command of Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley.
Capt. Nguyen arrives in Louisville from the Coast Guard Marine Safety Center in Washington D.C where he served as executive officer.
Capt. Bingaman has been the commander of Sector Ohio Valley since
its commissioning in 2005 and will depart Louisville to become the Chief of Prevention at Eleventh Coast Guard District in Alameda, Cal.
Rear Adm. Joel R. Whitehead, Commander of the Eighth Coast Guard District in New Orleans is scheduled to be the presiding official for the ceremony.