Orange County Marines bid adieu, welcome new unit leaders
Sgt. Maj. Spencer J. Beacham (center), the outgoing senior enlisted leader of Marine Corps Recruiting Station Orange County, renders honors to Lt. Col. Eric C. Hastings, 12th Marine Corps District commanding officer, and Sgt. Maj. Willie T. Ward III, 12th MCD sergeant major, during a passage of command ceremony in Seal Beach, Calif., Jan. 15, 2016. During the ceremony, Beacham, from Dothan, Ala., was awarded a Meritorious Service Medal and relinquished duties to Sgt. Maj. Jason A. Politte.