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2D MAW Photos

Jul 29, 2016

Col. Todd Ferry, left, receives the unit colors from Col. Chris Pappas III during a change of command ceremony aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., July 28, 2016. Ferry is now the commanding officer of MCAS Cherry Point and Pappas’ next assignment is to be the chief of staff, Marine Corps Combat Development Command and executive assistant to the deputy commandant, Combat Development Integration in Quantico, Virginia. The change of command ceremony is a tradition that symbolizes the passing of authority from the outgoing to the incoming commanding officer. (United States Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Austin Long/ Released)

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