Beltsville News: Blast from the Past March 2023 by Ted Ladd
Updated: Mar 29
(From the Beltsville News issue of March 2010)
Mark Allen Promoted
The Coast Guard announced that Master Chief Petty Officer Mark H. Allen, current Reserve Command Master Chief for Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville has been selected to serve as the fifth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve Force, a prestigious position designed to serve as lead advisor on issues affecting the Coast Guard’s enlisted reserve force.
Allen, a native of Beltsville, MD will receive the current MCPO-CGRF, Jeffrey D. Smith, during a charge of watch ceremony scheduled for May 15, 2010, in Alexandria, VA.