25th ID welcomes new deputy commander

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Brig. Gen. Gary M. Brito (right), 25th ID deputy commanding general-support, receives a welcoming lei from Brig. Gen. Bryan Fenton, 25th ID deputy commanding general-operations.

Brig. Gen. Gary M. Brito (right), 25th ID deputy commanding general-support, receives a welcoming lei from Brig. Gen. Bryan Fenton, 25th ID deputy commanding general-operations.

Staff Sgt. Tramel Garrett
25th Infantry Division Public Affairs

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — The Tropic Lightning Division welcomed Brig. Gen. Gary M. Brito and his family during a Flying V ceremony held on Weyand Field, here, April 2.

“This ceremony is significant within the division when we change out leaders in the command group,” said 25th Infantry Division Commanding General Maj. Gen. Charles Flynn.

“This is a time to honor a great officer,” Flynn added. “He has a remarkable reputation as a professional Soldier. He’s a dynamic senior leader of character, and we are honored to have him and Michelle in our ranks today.”

Brito’s most recent assignment was the director, Force 2025 and Beyond, U.S. Army Capabilities and Integration Center, which is used to shape the future of the Army.

Brito assumes command as the deputy commanding general-Support for the division and is eager for the road ahead.

“I am both honored and privileged to serve in the ranks of a well trained, seasoned and deployment-ready division,” Brito said. “Michelle and I look forward to be part of the team supporting many of the missions that the division has and will continue to execute as the premier unit in the Pacific and U.S. Army.”

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