R 221230Z SEP 23
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 22 September 2023, I have assumed all duties as the 39th Commandant of the Marine Corps. All effective orders and directives issued while serving as Acting Commandant, remain in effect.
2. Semper Fidelis, Eric M. Smith, General, U.S. Marine Corps, Commandant of the Marine Corps.//