Passing of the ‘Never Daunted’ sword

| February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Command Sgt. Maj. Raymond Theard (holding sword), outgoing command sergeant major, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, prepares to relinquish responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Joe Constante (far left), on Hamilton Field, here, during the battalion’s change of responsibility ceremony, Feb. 15. The change of responsibility ceremony is steeped in military traditions and serves the dual function of rendering honors to the departing command sergeant major and providing official recognition of the transfer of authority as senior noncommissioned officer of the 84th Eng. Bn. Theard completed a noteworthy 20 months with the “Never Daunted” Bn., culminating in the day’s ceremony. Theard will also be retiring in a ceremony in September, after 29 years of service. Constante comes into the 84th Eng. Bn. after serving as command sergeant major for the 65th Eng. Bn.

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Command Sgt. Maj. Raymond Theard (holding sword), outgoing command sergeant major, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, prepares to relinquish responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Joe Constante (far left), on Hamilton Field, here, during the battalion’s change of responsibility ceremony, Feb. 15. The change of responsibility ceremony is steeped in military traditions and serves the dual function of rendering honors to the departing command sergeant major and providing official recognition of the transfer of authority as senior noncommissioned officer of the 84th Eng. Bn. Theard completed a noteworthy 20 months with the “Never Daunted” Bn., culminating in the day’s ceremony. Theard will also be retiring in a ceremony in September, after 29 years of service. Constante comes into the 84th Eng. Bn. after serving as command sergeant major for the 65th Eng. Bn. (2nd Lt. Ben Hansen | 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command)

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