Cmdr. John J. Christensen (left), incoming Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Cutter Seneca, exchanges a salute with Captain Ted M. St. Pierre, while outgoing Cmdr. Alan B. McCabe (right) watches on during the change of command ceremony, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Boston, Massachusetts. The change-of-command ceremony is a time-honored military tradition aboard ships and shore commands and signifies a total transfer of responsibility, authority, and accountability from one individual to another. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lara Davis)