Commands announce leadership changes

| July 21, 2012 | 0 Comments
With the summer comes many changes of command and changes of responsibility in U.S. Army Hawaii commands. (Photo Courtesy of 8th Theater Sustainment Command)

With the summer comes many changes of command and changes of responsibility in U.S. Army Hawaii commands. (Photo Courtesy of 8th Theater Sustainment Command)

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 20, 10 a.m., 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division; Col. Christopher Vanek will relinquish command to Col. Thomas Mackey.

•July 27, 10 a.m., 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command; Col. La’Tonya Lynn will relinquish command to Col. Mark Jackson. This ceremony will take place on Hamilton Field, Schofield Barracks.

•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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