Marine Commissioning at Garden and Galley

Garden and Galley Marine CommissioningMarine Commissioning

When Patty initially reached out to me about capturing her son Tanner’s commissioning ceremony, I was elated. As a military spouse and an alum of a senior military college, events like this have a special place in my heart.  Tanner’s family came up from Pensacola to witness him take the oath to become a Marine officer at Garden and Galley in downtown Birmingham.

After being sworn in, his father, a former Navy Diver, presented him with the traditional Mameluke sword and his mom and sister pinned his new rank on.  Following the swearing in, the family took a few portraits and then headed inside for a delicious dinner from Garden and Galley.  We wish Tanner all the best in his future endeavors as a new Marine officer.Garden and Galley Marine Commissioning


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