ASSUMPTION OF COMMMAND
Date Signed: 7/11/2019 | ALMARS Number: 18/19
ALMARS : 18/19

R 111243Z JUL 19
ALMAR 018/19
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS//
SUBJ/ASSUMPTION OF COMMMAND//
REF/A/DOC/SECNAV WASHINGTON DC/14SEP1990//
AMPN/REF A IS U.S. NAVY REGULATIONS.//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  As directed by the reference, an assumption of command message is hereby promulgated.  Effective 11 July 2019, I have assumed all duties as the 38th Commandant of the Marine Corps.  All effective orders and directives issued by my predecessors remain in effect.
2.  David H. Berger, General, U.S. Marine Corps, Commandant of the Marine Corps.//