Três Corações / MG – On November 13, 2019, the NCO Academy (ESA)´s Support Battalion (BCSv) held Change of Command Ceremony. Colonel Leonardo Baptista Silva Pereira passed the Command to Lieutenant Colonel Maykon Dutra Barbosa.
At a solemn moment, it was inaugurated the pioneering photo of the BCSv Former Commanders Gallery at the ceremony. General Flavio Alvarenga Filho, ESA Commander, gave the honor of unveiling Colonel Baptista's photo to his family. The Major General then handed Colonel Baptista a laudatory citation, an institutional souvenir and the Golden Command Badge in gratitude for the relevant services rendered.
Colonel Baptista's wife, Mrs. Érica Papandréa Pereira gave an orchid to Lieutenant-Colonel Maykon's wife, Mrs. Leny Maria dos Santos Barbosa, symbolizing best wishes and gratitude to the family of the new BCSv Commander.
Afterward, on Sergeant Max Wolf Filho Parade Ground, it was held a formation of the BCSv Command Pass.
The event was attended by Army General Jarbas Bueno da Costa, former ESA Student and Commander, military personnel from ESA General Staff, former BCSv Commanders, ESA Military Staff, relatives and guests.
Fotocinegrafia da ESA