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Outgoing commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command (MARFORCOM) Lt. Gen. Mark A. Brilakis, gives remarks during the MARFORCOM change of command ceremony at Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, Virginia, July 3, 2019. The change of command is a time-honored tradition where all responsibilities and authority are ceremoniously passed from one commander to another. MARFORCOM is one of three major Marine Corps commands, along with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Reserve, which generates operating forces to support Unified or Joint Task Force Commanders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessika Braden/ Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, the incoming commanding general of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command dismisses the Marines during the MARFORCOM change of command ceremony at Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, Virginia, June 27, 2019. The change of command is a time-honored tradition where all responsibilities and authority are ceremoniously passed from one commander to another. MARFORCOM is one of three major Marine Corps commands, along with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Reserve, which generates operating forces to support Unified or Joint Task Force Commanders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessika Braden/ Released)
Outgoing commander of U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command (MARFORCOM) Lt. Gen. Mark A. Brilakis, right, relinquishes command to Lt. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, the incoming MARFORCOM commanding general during the MARFORCOM change of command ceremony at Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, Virginia, July 3, 2019. The change of command is a time-honored tradition where all responsibilities and authority are ceremoniously passed from one commander to another. MARFORCOM is one of three major Marine Corps commands, along with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Reserve, which generates operating forces to support Unified or Joint Task Force Commanders. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessika Braden/ Released)
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Thomas H. Campbell III, right, the outgoing commanding officer of Headquarters and Service Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, is awarded the Legion of Merit during a change of command ceremony at Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, Virginia, June 27, 2019.
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Thomas H. Campbell III, right, the outgoing commanding officer of Headquarters and Service Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command, passes the colors to Col. Mark R. Reid, the incoming battalion commanding officer, during a change of command ceremony at Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads, Virginia, June 27, 2019.
Lt. Gen. Mark A. Brilakis (right), U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command Commander, attends the Wreath of Remembrance Ceremony held at the Cypress Hills National Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, May 2, 2019.
U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Mark Brilakis, right, applauds during the 2019 Virginia International Tattoo at the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia, April 26, 2019.
All performers stand in formation during the finale of the 2019 Virginia International Tattoo at the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia. Brilakis took part in the Honorary Salute alongside U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher Weggeman, the deputy commander of Air Combat Command, and Swiss Army Major General Peter Wanner,  April 26, 2019.
The Quantico Marine Corps Band performs during 2019 Virginia International Tattoo at the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia, April 26, 2019.
U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Mark Brilakis, right, takes the Honorary Salute alongside U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher Weggeman, the deputy commander of Air Combat Command, and Swiss Army Major General Peter Wanner during the 2019 Virginia International Tattoo at the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia, April 26, 2019.
U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Mark Brilakis salutes during the National Anthem at the 2019 Virginia International Tattoo held in the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia, April 26, 2019.
The Quantico Marine Corps Band performs during 2019 Virginia International Tattoo at the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia,  April 26, 2019.
U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Mark Brilakis, left, talks to U.S. Marine Corps Reserves Sgt. Miriam Guilfoyl Triscritti, an honorary chair, prior to the 2019 Virginia International Tattoo at the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia, April 26, 2019.
The 30th Guard Brigade Drill Team “Mihai Viteazul” of the Romanian Army performs during 2019 Virginia International Tattoo at the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia, April 26, 2019.
U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Mark Brilakis, center left, poses for a photo with Joseph Galloway, the author of ‘We Were Soldiers’, center right, and their wives prior to the 2019 Virginia International Tattoo at the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia, April 26, 2019.
U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command Commanding General Lt. Gen. Mark Brilakis, center, talks to U.S. Army Ret. Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer, an honorary chair, prior to the 2019 Virginia International Tattoo at the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia, April 26, 2019.
Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence meets with a military spouse and her daughter at the conclusion of a town hall event honoring active-duty spouses at Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, April 24, 2019. The town hall was held to honor military spouses and children of deployed or deploying service members. During her visit, Second Lady Pence delivered care packages, spoke with spouses, and highlighted the programs and services that military service organizations such as the USO provide. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessika Braden/released)
Mrs. Rebecca Cederholm, the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command Deputy Commander’s wife, receives a care package from Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence during a town hall event honoring active-duty spouses at Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, April 24, 2019. The town hall was held to honor military spouses and children of deployed or deploying service members. During her visit, Second Lady Pence delivered care packages, spoke with spouses, and highlighted the programs and services that military service organizations such as the USO provide. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessika Braden/released
Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence speaks during a town hall event honoring active-duty spouses at Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, April 24, 2019. The town hall was held to honor military spouses and children of deployed or deploying service members. During her visit, Second Lady Pence delivered care packages, spoke with spouses, and highlighted the programs and services that military service organizations such as the USO provide. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessika Braden/released)
Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence speaks during a town hall event honoring active-duty spouses at Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, April 24, 2019. The town hall was held to honor military spouses and children of deployed or deploying service members. During her visit, Second Lady Pence delivered care packages, spoke with spouses, and highlighted the programs and services that military service organizations such as the USO provide. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jessika Braden/released)