Newport Coast Guard station advances dog to Chief Petty Officer

(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell)

NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) — Coast Guard Station Castle Hill held a change of command ceremony Friday in Newport.

Chief Warrant Officer John Roberts was relieved by Chief Warrant Officer Stephen Engle.

Castle Hill also advanced their mascot, a dog named Ida, to Chief Petty Officer. Ida has been stationed at Castle Hill and is named after famous lighthouse keeper Ida Lewis, according to the Coast Guard.

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