Images: Corps’ most decorated regiment welcomes new sergeant major [Image 1 of 8]
Photo by Sgt. Alfred V. Lopez
(Right to left) Colonel Jason Bohm, commanding officer, 5th Marine Regiment, Sgt. Maj. Clifford Wiggins, sergeant major, 5th Marines, and Sgt. Maj. Alberto Ruiz, former sergeant major, 5th Marines, salute Marines and sailors as they conduct a pass and review during a relief, appointment and retirement ceremony at the Camp San Mateo helicopter landing pad here, Sept. 6, 2013. Marines and sailors of the Fighting Fifth bid farewell to Ruiz who retired after 30 years of service after relinquishing his post to Wiggins during the ceremony. Wiggins served as the sergeant major of 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion before assuming his current post. Ruiz is a Laredo, Texas, native, Bohm is an Oyster Bay, N.Y., native, and Wiggins is a Cincinnati native.
Date Posted:09.10.2013 17:18
Location:CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US
Hometown:CINCINNATI, OH, US
Hometown:LAREDO, TX, US
Hometown:OYSTER BAY, NY, US