Capt. David Schnell assumes command
In a change-of-command ceremony held Friday, Sept. 4, on the flight deck of an amphibious aircraft carrier in San Diego, Calif., Capt. David A. Schnell, United States Navy, assumed command of USS Peleliu as its 19th commanding officer.
The presiding officer was Rear Admiral Earl L. Gay, commander of Expeditionary Strike Group Three.
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