Mar 9, 2017

Sgt. Maj. Michael Pritchard, left, the outgoing sergeant major of Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39, prepares to pass the noncommissioned officer sword, to Sgt. Maj. Chad Butts, the incoming sergeant major of MAG-39, during a relief and appointment ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 6. Pritchard was the driving force behind starting the MAG-39 corporal’s course during his time with the group. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Liah Kitchen/Released)

No camera details available.


Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.

No camera details available.