Rear Adm. Susheep Hwangmaitree took over command of the Royal Thai Navy’s eastern region at a ceremony in Sattahip.
Vice Adm. Veeraphan Sukkon handed over the commander’s flag for Royal Thai Navy Region 1 Sept. 29 at the Sattahip Naval Base.
Veeraphan said he is confident his successor would maintain the high standards of the region, which is responsible for the coastal patrol squadron.
Susheep expressed his gratitude toward HM the King for appointing him.
Rear Adm. Susheep Hwangmaitree assumes command of the Royal Thai Navy’s eastern region from Vice Adm. Veeraphan Sukkon