May 24, 2012

Commandant’s Corps-wide “Heritage Tour”

Photo by Gunnery Sgt. Dustin Dunk
Amos, 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, speaks to hundreds of Marines at MCAS Yuma on May 21 during a Heritage Brief that stressed the importance of being a charismatic leader, setting the example and holding members to the highest standards and traditions of the Marine Corps.

Gen. James F. Amos, the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, and Sgt. Maj. Michael P. Barrett, the 17th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, visited MCAS Yuma as a part of the Commandant’s Corps-wide “Heritage Tour” being conducted over the coming months.  The purpose of the tour is for the Commandant and Sergeant Major to emphasize their expectations for leadership and conduct in the Marine Corps. Addressing senior enlisted members and officers, the briefing emphasized going back to the basics of being a leader, setting the example and holding members to the highest traditions and standards of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Mrs. Bonnie Amos, Wife of the Commandant of the Marine Corps, explains the importance of family involvement in Marines life while taking a tour of MCAS Yuma, Ariz, May 21, 2012.

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