Mar 1, 2013

Gen. James F. Amos, commandant of the Marine Corps, presents Sgt. Rousseau Saintilfort, the awards noncommissioned officer in charge, Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 3, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, and a Brooklyn, N.Y., native, with a Commandant’s challenge coin aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., March 1. The Commandant and Sgt. Maj. Micheal P. Barrett, Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps, right, congratulated Saintilfort for his efforts in arranging a morning colors ceremony, Feb. 22, aboard MCAS Miramar. The colors ceremony was held to honor Black History Month and the efforts of the Tuskegee Airmen and is first monthly colors ceremony to feature a sergeant as the reviewing officer. It was the first event of Maj. Gen. Steven Busby’s, the commanding general of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, initiative coined “Committed and Engaged Leadership,” which will include empowering NCOs.

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