- Associated Press - Friday, May 20, 2016

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The Coast Guard’s Atlantic City air station has a new commanding officer.

The Coast Guard said Friday that Capt. Eric Gleason took command of the 10-helicopter unity from Capt. Peter Mingo.

Gleason comes to New Jersey from U.S. Northern Command in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he was chief of the Future Operations Division.

Mingo retired after 26 years of service.

The air station opened in 1998 and after Air Station Brooklyn Group/Air Station Cape May merged into one unit.

The Coast Guard says the facility is the newest and largest single- airframe unit of the Coast Guard’s air stations.

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