Video: Darkhorse Battalion Receives New Commander (Interview - Rice)
Video by Sgt. Jacob Harrer
Lieutenant Col. Robert C. Rice, the new commanding officer of 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, describes his feelings and thoughts on becoming the commander. Rice previously served as the executive officer of the battalion during deployment to Fallujah, Iraq, from 2007 through 2008. He will lead the battalion as the battalion landing team with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. Location: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. Hometown: Richland, Wash. Produced by Sgt. Jacob H. Harrer, 1st Marine Division Public Affairs Office. Also available in High Definition.