An assumption of responsibility ceremony was held Sept. 23 at Spates Community Club on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall for Headquarters Command Battalion Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Jessup, who took over from outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Andrea Marks in early September. Jessup (left), takes the battalion sword from Lt. Col. Eric Fleming (right), Headquarters Command Battalion commander, as Sgt. 1st Class Michael Gilbert (center), the sword bearer, stands by.