AUP Unit California Maritime Change of Watch

On 6 April, 2017, AUP Unit California Maritime held a Change of Watch ceremony. At the ceremony, 20 students were recognized as AUP Seniors. Their former Unit Leader, Andrew Manning, was also recognized by Flotilla 51 as Auxiliarist of the Year. In attendance were CAPT Drelling (D11 Prevention) and CDR Kazek (USCG Ret.). Brazo Zulu!

Excellent turnout for the ceremony

Excellent turnout for the ceremony

Award Table

Award Table

Andrew Manning - Max Pro Auxiliarist of the Year (Flotilla 51)

Andrew Manning - Max Pro Auxiliarist of the Year (Flotilla 51)

Tyan Twisselman relieving Andrew Manning as AUP Unit Leader

Tyan Twisselman relieving Andrew Manning as AUP Unit Leader

Captain William Drelling administering the Appointed Leaders Pledge for the new unit leadership (From left to right: Tyan Twisselman [Unit Leader], Austin Wittmann [Deputy Unit Leader], and Amelia Herrman [Operations Unit Leader])

Captain William Drelling administering the Appointed Leaders Pledge for the new unit leadership (From left to right: Tyan Twisselman [Unit Leader], Austin Wittmann [Deputy Unit Leader], and Amelia Herrman [Operations Unit Leader])

New leadership and special guests (From left to right: Captain William Drelling, Unit Leader Tyan Twisselman, Deputy Unit Leader Austin Wittmann, Operations Unit Leader Ameila Herrman, and Commander (Ret.) Michael Kazek)

New leadership and special guests (From left to right: Captain William Drelling, Unit Leader Tyan Twisselman, Deputy Unit Leader Austin Wittmann, Operations Unit Leader Ameila Herrman, and Commander (Ret.) Michael Kazek)

Commander (Ret.) Michael Kazek administering the auxiliary oath before pinning the new AUP seniors. (From right to left: Gary Barker, Dorian Bohorquez, Noah Carter, Oliver Chen, Ezrah Dang, Travis Foster, Amelia Herrman, Charles McDonald, Commander (Ret.) Michael Kazek, Sam Phakhdi, Yaricsa Picon-Carrillo, Kenn Reamico, Sean Resavy, Kolby Saucedo, Briston Siow, Jack Tomasi, Michael Vega, Mijia Wen, Issac Wilkins)

Commander (Ret.) Michael Kazek administering the auxiliary oath before pinning the new AUP seniors. (From right to left: Gary Barker, Dorian Bohorquez, Noah Carter, Oliver Chen, Ezrah Dang, Travis Foster, Amelia Herrman, Charles McDonald, Commander (Ret.) Michael Kazek, Sam Phakhdi, Yaricsa Picon-Carrillo, Kenn Reamico, Sean Resavy, Kolby Saucedo, Briston Siow, Jack Tomasi, Michael Vega, Mijia Wen, Issac Wilkins)

Change of Watch closing remarks by Andrew Manning

Change of Watch closing remarks by Andrew Manning