Thomas Phillips retires

Thomas Phillips, left, a deputy assistant chief of staff, Marine Corps Installations East-Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, poses for a photo with Col. Scott A. Baldwin, deputy commander, Marine Corps Installations East-Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, after being presented his retirement certificate at MCB Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, July 31, 2019. Phillips retired as assistant chief of staff for MCIEAST- MCB Camp Lejeune after 45 years of federal service in and out of uniform, upholding the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the naval service.