Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron (H&HS) said goodbye to Sgt. Maj. Christopher Davis and welcomed Sgt. Maj. Thomas Korabik Jr. during a post and relief ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, March 15, 2019.


Davis, the sergeant major of H&HS since 2017, passed the non-commissioned officer sword of office to Lt. Col. Christopher Benfield, the commanding officer of H&HS, who then passed it to Korabik, signifying the transfer of the sacred trust embodied by senior enlisted leaders from one sergeant major to another.


Prior to his current assignment, Korabik was the first sergeant of Headquarters Company, 8th Marine Regiment, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.