20190216 - TAG Change of Command ceremony
The change of command ceremony is an event built on tradition, symbolism, and heritage. The key to the ceremony is the passing of the colors, which is a symbol of authority, representing his/her responsibilities to the organization. The passing of the colors symbolizes the transfer of authority from the outgoing commander to the incoming commander. During The Adjutant General Change of Command ceremony, Maj. Gen. Robert E. Livingston, Jr., passed the colors to Maj. Gen. Van McCarty, signifying him taking command over the South Carolina National Guard and Military Department.
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