The ready group changes command

The ready group changes command

U.S. Navy Lt. Anthony Stallings, a chaplain with Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 12 gives the invocation during MAG-12’s change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, June 20, 2019. Col. Mark Palmer, outgoing commanding officer of MAG-12, relinquished command to Col. Douglas DeWolfe, commanding officer of MAG-12. Nicknamed “the ready group,” MAG-12 operates throughout the Indo-Pacific area of responsibility, supporting numerous operations, exercises and humanitarian aid missions since it’s relocation to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan in 1973. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Seth Rosenberg)
The ready group changes command

Marines’ only forward deployed F-35B Squadron conducts change of command

Marines’ only forward deployed F-35B Squadron conducts change of command

U.S. Navy Lt. Anthony Stallings, a chaplain with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121, gives the invocation during a change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, April 26, 2019. U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Richard Rusnok, outgoing commanding officer of VMFA-121, relinquished command to Lt. Col. Michael Rountree. Under Rusnok’s command, the squadron earned the Commandant’s Aviation Trophy, a trophy awarded to the best squadron in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Seth Rosenberg)
Marines’ only forward deployed F-35B Squadron conducts change of command

VMFA-121 changes command

VMFA-121 changes command

U.S. Navy Lt. Anthony Stallings, a chaplain with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121, gives the invocation during a change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, April 26, 2019. U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Richard Rusnok, outgoing commanding officer of VMFA-121, relinquished command to Lt. Col. Michael Rountree. Under Rusnok’s command, the squadron earned the Commandant’s Aviation Trophy, a trophy awarded to the best squadron in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Seth Rosenberg)
VMFA-121 changes command