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By Eric Heinz 

Lt. Col. Warren Cook is slated to relinquish the command of the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines to successor Lt. Col. Patrick Byrne, who was once a lance corporal in the 2/4.

During a ceremony at the Tuesday, Jan. 15 San Clemente City Council meeting, Cook was presented with a plaque of appreciation for his work with the 2/4.

Cook and Byrne will exchange command at a ceremony on Jan. 25 at Camp Pendleton.

Lt. Col. Warren Cook receives a recognition from the city of San Clemente on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Photo: Eric Heinz
Lt. Col. Warren Cook receives recognition from the city of San Clemente on Tuesday, Jan. 15. Photo: Eric Heinz

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