MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. --
Lt. Col. Claiborne
Rogers accepted command of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 from
Lt. Col. Scott Koltick during an assumption of command ceremony here, Oct. 1,
Rogers served as the
operations officer for Marine Aircraft Group 14 prior to assuming his current
post as the commanding officer.
Rogers stated that
VMGR-252 has been working hard, and he expects them to continue excelling.
During the ceremony,
Rogers expressed that he was eager to command the squadron and see what the
Marines can accomplish.
“I am glad to have
the pleasure of taking over the squadron,” said Rogers.
The outgoing commanding
officer, Koltick, expressed his gratitude to the Marines and that he was
pleased the squadron would be under the direction of Rogers.
“I have been blessed
within the past 16 months to come here every day and work with some of the
finest Marines in the Marine Corps,” said Koltick. “I am honored to have worked
with these Marines.”