Units announce changes of command

| July 17, 2012 | 0 Comments
Armywide, summer is typically the season when permanent changes of station, or PCS moves, and changes of command ceremonies take place.

Armywide, summer is typically the season when permanent changes of station, or PCS moves, and changes of command ceremonies take place.

U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii
Public Affairs Office

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 times for the change of command or responsibility. Awards ceremonies usually precede the change of command.

Leadership changes

• July 17, 10 a.m., 500th Military Intelligence Brigade; Col. Patricia Frost will relinquish command to Col. William Mangan.

• July 17, 2 p.m.; Col. Douglas Mulbury, commander, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, will relinquish command to Col. Daniel Whitney, and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Williamson will relinquish responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Philip Brunwald, during this combined USAG-HI ceremony.

Cadet Sheridan Road will be closed to thru traffic during the ceremony. Attire is duty uniform for military, aloha attire for civilians. RSVP to natalie.a.bradshaw.civ@mail.mil or call 656-0615.

Mulbury’s next assignment is chief of staff, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks.

• 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.

• July 20, 10 a.m., 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry

Division; Col. Christopher Vanek will relinquish command to Col. Thomas Mackey.

• Aug. 15, 10 a.m., 311th Signal Command (Theater); Brig. Gen. William Scott will relinquish command to Maj. Gen. James Walton. 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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