Passing of the Sword
Photo Credit: Brian Schlumbohm, Fort Wainwright PAO
Outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. (Harry) Wayne Jeffries (left) passes the command sergeants major sword, a symbol of the authority of the noncommissioned officer, to Col. Ronald M. Johnson, garrison commander, signifying the relinquishing of his duties. Incoming Command Sgt. Major David Perkins stands at attention (right) ready to take on his duties as garrison command sgt. major.
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