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Attention: To Orders with Immediate Effect

The thing about succession is that it starts with 'success'. SAS continues to be a highly-successful, long-term force in team-based online gaming.

Having lead this excellent group for longer than all other Commanding Officers combined, I think that puts me in a singular position to make that assertion.

Some of you might be reading this and think that I've given up or something might be wrong. Let me assure you that I haven't given up on it, and certainly nothing is wrong. Today, as always, SAS has stability in leadership, membership and finance. To borrow a phrase, "The state of this union is strong."

As the officers know, I've been planning to step aside for quite some time, but events relating to a certain splinter group sort of forced my hand to continue at the helm. That is all behind us now and we are again at another peak in our journey. I may now leave on my terms and not anyone else's. For you who carry on the tradition, you know this is a worthy endeavor and how unique this team is within the community. To simplify things, I just don't have the time to invest on keeping up with things like I do now and that's not fair to anyone.

I'm clogging up a slot and preventing others from getting their opportunities to shine. Diamonds deserve to shine. When I look into the mirror, other than seeing this much older man staring back at me, I can see the reflections of all honorable past and present SAS members behind me--supporting me. That's a great feeling.

Now others will have a chance to become part of the decision-making process and it provides an opportunity for all members to grow their roles. The end result will be that this team will grow even stronger.

I look forward to checking in on things from the sideline and seeing that the team is flourishing.

As I frequently say, "Any decision worth making, is worth the time to make it." If each of you live your lives and play your roles here with that in mind, then I know you have the ability to carry the torch forward.

With immediate effect and great pride I promote SAS_Maj_WIZ to SAS_LtCol_WIZ, and assign him the duty of Officer Commanding 22nd SAS Elite Virtual Regiment. I further offer a salute to all SAS members past, present and future, and I stand relieved of duty.

It has been an honor to be of assistance all these years.

God bless.

SAS_Vet_Random

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This is a big loss for us all but it is your decision. Good luck as Vet.

And congratulations for WIZ, congrats sir!

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It is sad to see you leave your post as Commanding Officer of this great clan. But i know you will be in the shadows and never gone.

You have been this clans greatest members and see and been through it all. We have created alot of splinter groups and i see that has a compliment that our format works and our clan is the greatest in the communities that we are affliated with.

I wish you well in your retirement from LtCol role and enjoy the beers in SAS Veterans Pub.

Congratulations to WIZ on your new role. Im sure you will perform well in this duty and take this clan forward.

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After reading this, it's real hard to find words.

You were the leading head of [SAS], the man with the masterplan, always positive thinking, wise leadership, straight in actions, totally fair, friendly and untouchable. You're voice was heard loud and clear, even in darkest times.

It seemed the success-story of the honorable man SAS_Random would never end.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, SAS_Lt.Col_RANDOM Exclaim

You made it a Legend, Random Exclaim I salute you, SIR Exclaim

Now with these changes in command, we got by SAS_Lt.Col_WIZ a new light shining bright at the top. Continue your good work and take care of [SAS] in best intention as you always did over the last years.

You have the trust and support of the membership Exclaim

MY BEST CONGRATULATIONS, SAS_Lt.Col_WIZ Exclaim
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Track'em, find'em, kill'em!"

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Sad to see u leave Random. I agree with that, your decisions were always fair and correct even in times of trouble when members had another opinion.

Looking forward to see you back!
...and Congratulations to you Wiz, Sir!

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Wise words there Random. You were an excellent leader of the SAS for all these years and you will not be forgotten. It is sure that it is sad news to see you leave but you have chosen a very good member to take over the duty of leading this great team.

Random, I salute you!

A very big congratulations there WIZ. All the work you have done (most of it behind the scene) is now recognize with that promotion. You have the full support of the membership!

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My tenure here at SAS thus far has been much shorter than the rest of you, but it is still crystal clear to me the lasting impression and legacy you Random, have left here at SAS. Thank you for providing SAS members of the present and future an opportunity to join and build upon your successes. It will be different no longer having "slacker!" yelled at us every couple seconds, hehehe. Nonetheless, I hope to see you on PG4 every now and then when you manage to fit in some time for gaming!

And congratulations to you WIZ, as the new Commanding Officer of SAS! I think this calls for a celebration...perhaps a few rounds of SWAT? Wink

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I Salute you Random and hope to see you around soon. Smile

Congratulations LtCol Wiz Smile

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Congratulations Random, on being an incredible leader. Through good and bad, you have always held things steady, and pointed us in the right direction.

Not only an incredible clan leader, but one of the finest element leaders you could ever have the hope to game with.

It is sad to see you step down from this post, but understandable, and you leave your post with this clan in fine shape. The servers are regularly still filled with exceptional gamers, playing how it is ment to be played.

To Wiz, congratulations. You joined this clan around 7 years ago. Since then you have consistently worked exceptionally hard for this clan. I know you will continue in the tradition set by Random and his predecure of providing excellent leadership.

Well done both of you.

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Congratulations Random, on being an incredible leader. Through good and bad, you have always held things steady, and pointed us in the right direction.

Not only an incredible clan leader, but one of the finest element leaders you could ever have the hope to game with.

It is sad to see you step down from this post, but understandable, and you leave your post with this clan in fine shape. The servers are regularly still filled with exceptional gamers, playing how it is ment to be played.

To Wiz, congratulations. You joined this clan around 7 years ago. Since then you have consistently worked exceptionally hard for this clan. I know you will continue in the tradition set by Random and his predecure of providing excellent leadership.

Well done both of you.

I cant add to that...thankyou.

SAS_WIZ

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Sure hate seein ya go there Sir, It has been an Honor bein here with you, Congratulations on a Fine Job and Thank You !!!

CONGRATULATIONS to our CO Wiz on your promotion!!! Well Done Sir!!!

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Thank you very much for your service, Random.

Big congratulations to you, Wiz!

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