photo by Sean Brennan
Navy Vice Adm. John Mateczun and his wife, Dr. Elizabeth Holmes are piped ashore during his retirement ceremony. Mateczun retired on March 29 after 41 years of service. He commanded Joint Task Force National Capital Region Medical (JTF CapMed) since it was established by then Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon R. England in 2007. Army Major General Steve Jones has now assumed command.