Thursday, June 27, 2019

New CO for USCG Indo-Pacific Command Hawaii

By Karen Robes Meeks

Capt. Jason Lehto is the new commanding officer of the US Coast Guard Reserve Unit Indo-Pacific Command in Hawaii.

Lehto, who served as the reserve chief of staff for the Fourteenth Coast Guard District, takes over for Capt. Andrew Grenier, who will retire after nearly 30 years of military service.

Lehto’s experience includes senior reserve officer of Sector New Orleans, executive officer at Coast Guard Reserve Unit PACOM at Camp Smith, Hawaii, and senior reserve officer for Group/Air Station Port Angeles, Washington.

Before joining the Reserve force, he served as marine environmental protection branch chief at Marine Safety Office Puget Sound.