Commandant General Royal Marines Handover Ceremony

Friday 13th June saw the hand over of the Commandant General Royal Marines from Major General Ed Davis, CBE to Major General Martin Smith, MBE.

 

The handover ceremony took place in the Commandant Generals Courtyard at Commando Training Centre Royal Marines and was witnessed by Commanding Officers and Regimental Sergeant Majors from across the Corps.

Among the other guests present at the ceremony were the Naval Secretary Rear Admiral Jonathon Woodcock and senior representatives from the United States Marine Corps and the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps.

Maj Gen Davis will take over as Deputy Commander NATO Land Forces based at Izmir, Turkey in July.

Maj Gen Smith will take 2* operational command responsibility for Operation Atalanta in the Indian Ocean from August 2014.

Press Release, June 18, 2014; Image: UK Navy

Share this article

Follow Naval Today

One thought on “Commandant General Royal Marines Handover Ceremony”

Comments are closed.

Events>

<< Sep 2018 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Defence Safety Conference Supported by The Defence Safety Authority, UK MoD

The Defence Safety Conference is the first of its kind exclusively dedicated to safety across the defence domain…

read more >

Maritime Information Warfare

SMi are thrilled to announce the return of Maritime Information Warfare conference, now in its second year…

read more >