Units announce leadership changes

| June 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
Soldiers wait to be called to formation to begin a Change of Command ceremony held on Schofield Barracks, recently. (Sgt. Gaelen Lowers | 8th Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs)

Soldiers prepare to begin a Change of Command ceremony held on Schofield Barracks, recently. (Sgt. Gaelen Lowers | 8th Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs)

The Army Hawaii community is invited to attend upcoming changes of command ceremonies.

The change of command ceremony is a time-honored tradition that formally symbolizes the continuity of authority when a command is passed from one commander to another.

The ceremonies, below, will take place at Weyand Field, Schofield Barracks, unless otherwise noted.

Times listed are start time for the change of command or responsibility. Awards ceremonies usually precede the change of command.

•July 10, 10 a.m., U.S. Army Garrison-Pohakuloa; Lt. Col. Rolland Niles will relinquish command to Lt. Col. Eric Shwedo. This ceremony will take place at Pohakuloa.

•July 11, 1 p.m., 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Fort Shafter; Brig. Gen. James Dickinson will relinquish command to Brig. Gen. Daniel Karbler. This ceremony will take place at Palm Circle, Fort Shafter.

•July 17, 2 p.m., U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii; Col. Douglas Mulbury will relinquish command to Col. Daniel Whitney.

•July 18, 10 a.m., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Honolulu District; Lt. Col. Douglas Guttormsen will relinquish command to Lt. Col. Thomas Asbery. This ceremony will take place at Palm Circle, Fort Shafter.

(Editor’s Note: Information listed is subject to change due to inclement weather. Contact the unit for more details.)

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