SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - There's been a change of command for the Naval Surface Forces at Naval Base San Diego.
Rear Admiral Thomas Rowden relieved Vice Admiral Thomas Copeman Thursday morning in a ceremony aboard the combat ship USS Coronado.
Rowden is a 1982 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and was most recently director at the Surface Warfare Division.
Copeman is retiring after 32 years in the Navy.