U.S. Marines Participate in Transfer Ceremony on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Col. John Shafer, commanding officer of Regimental Combat Team 6, addresses the audience during a ceremony to transfer authority between his unit and Regimental Combat Team 7 on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 25, 2012. The outgoing unit assumed authority during a 10-month deployment in Helmand province, Afghanistan. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ed Galo
  • U.S. Marines prepare for the ceremony to transfer authority between Regimental Combat Team 6 and Regimental Combat Team 7 on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 25, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ed Galo
  • U.S. Marines salute as they prepare for the ceremony to transfer authority between Regimental Combat Team 6 and Regimental Combat Team 7 on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 25, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ed Galo
  • U.S. Marine Corps Col. John Shafer and Sgt. Maj. Jamie Deets fold the regimental colors during the ceremony to transfer aughority between Regimental Combat Team 6 and Regimental Combat Team 7 on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 25, 2012. Shafer is the commanding officer and Deets is the sergeant major of Regimental Combat Team 6. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ed Galo
  • U.S. Marines salute during the ceremony to transfer authority between Regimental Combat Team 6 and Regimental Combat Team 7 on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 25, 2012.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ed Galo
  • U.S. Marine Corps Col. Austin Renforth and Sgt. Maj. Scott Samuels unfold the regimental colors during the ceremony to transfer authority between Regimental Combat Team 6 and Regimetnal Combat Team 7 on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 25, 2012. Renforth is the commanding officer and Samuels is the sergeant major of Regimental Combat Team 7. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ed Galo
  • U.S. Marine color guards stand at attention during the ceremony to transfer authority between Regimental Combat Team 6 and Regimental Combat Team 7 on Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Oct. 25, 2012. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ed Galo