Images: Darkhorse battalion receives new commanding officer [Image 5 of 6]
Photo by Sgt. Jacob Harrer
Lieutenant Col. Robert C. Rice, the incoming commanding officer of 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, shakes hands with Lt. Col. Christeon C. Griffin, the former commanding officer, during a change of command ceremony at the Camp San Mateo parade deck here, June 26, 2013. Rice, a native of Richland, Wash., previously served as the executive officer of Darkhorse battalion and deployed with with them to Fallujah, Iraq, during 2007. Griffin, a native of Mims, Fla., led the battalion on a deployment with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, visiting East Timor, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and other nations.
Date Posted:06.28.2013 01:13
Location:CAMP PENDLETON, CA, US
Hometown:MIMS, FL, US
Hometown:RICHLAND, WA, US