Alpha Company conducts a change of command ceremony on Camp Foster

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kayla V. Staten
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kayla V. Staten

Alpha Company conducts a change of command ceremony on Camp Foster

by Sgt. Kayla Staten
Marine Corps Installations Pacific

U.S. Marine Corps Col. Jefferey L. Hammond, commanding officer, Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations Pacific, gives remarks during a change of command ceremony at Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, on March 10, 2022. Change of command ceremonies allows individuals to witness the official passing of authority change between officers. During the ceremony, the outgoing commander passes the unit’s guidon to the incoming commander, symbolizing the transfer of authority, responsibility, and total commitment to all Marines and Sailors.

 

 

 

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