Aug 1, 2016

Sgt. Maj. Jonathan W. Clark receives the noncommissioned officer sword from Maj. Richard P. Neikirk, commanding officer of Recruiting Station Raleigh, during a relief and appointment ceremony June 30 at the North Carolina State University Memorial Bell Tower, NC. The passing of the sword signifies the transfer of sacred trust from one sergeant major to the other. Clark relieved Sgt. Maj. Jim E. Lanham who is to report to Okinawa, Japan, as the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit sergeant major. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Antonio J. Rubio/Released)

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