U.S. Navy Lt. Chad Laughrey, battalion chaplain, Headquarters and Support Battalion (H&S Bn.), Marine Corps Installations West (MCI-W), Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton, delivers the invocation during a relief and appointment ceremony for Sgt. Maj. Ernest W. Rose, outgoing sergeant major of H&S Bn., MCI-W, MCB Camp Pendleton and Sgt. Maj. Eric L. Darmstadt, oncoming sergeant major at the 11 Area Parade Field on MCB Camp Pendleton, California, June 20, 2019. Darmstadt came to MCB Camp Pendleton from his previous command at Marine Corps Security Force Battalion Kings Bay, Georgia, where he served as the battalion sergeant major. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alison Dostie)
Sgt. Maj. Ernest W. Rose Relief and Appointment Ceremony