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New commander takes charge of 97th MP Bn.

October 27, 2014 — Proven in battle – take charge.With those words, both Lt. Col.Kevin Comfort and Lt. Col. Alex Murray closed their remarks during a 97thMilitary Police Battalion change of command ceremony Oct. 3 at Fort Riley. “Today is a true day of celebrationas we celebrate the extraordinary leadership of Kevin Comfort and Alex Murrayand all the Soldiers of the MORE

IACH welcomes new commander

August 14, 2014 — Soldiers and civilians withIrwin Army Community Hospital officially welcomed Col. Risa Ware and bidfarewell to Col. Barry R. Pockrandt during a change of command ceremony July 16at Cavalry Parade Field. Brig. Gen. John M. Cho, commandinggeneral, Western Regional Medical Command, Joint Base Lewis-McChord,Washington, presided over the ceremony. In a MORE
Col. Risa Ware, left, receives unit colors from Brig. Gen. John M. Cho, commanding general, Western Regional MEDCOM, and becomes commander for IACH during a change of command ceremony July 16 at Cavalry Parade Field.

‘Gladiators’ gain new commander

July 11, 2014 — Headquarters andHeadquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Riley, welcomed a new commanderto its ranks during a June 18 change of command ceremony at Ware Parade Field. The Garrison “Gladiators”bid farewell to outgoing commander Capt. Michael McCoy and welcomed Capt.Daniel Bell as its new commander. Garrison Commander Col.Andrew Cole presided MORE
Capt. Daniel Bell takes command of HHC, USAG, Fort Riley, June 18 during a ceremony where Capt. Michael McCoy relinquished command of the “Gladiators.”

‘Dagger’ brigade changes command, responsibility

June 23, 2014 — After two years of servingas the commander of the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division,Col. Jeffery Broadwater, along with 2nd ABCT Command Sgt. Major Shane Aki,relinquished command and responsibility to Col. Miles Brown, incoming 2nd ABCTcommander, and Command Sgt. Major Maurice Jackson, incoming command sergeantmajor, June 5 at MORE
Col. Miles Brown, incoming 2nd ABCT commander; Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, commanding general, 1st Inf. Div. and Fort Riley; and Col. Jeffery Broadwater, outgoing 2nd ABCT commander, conduct an inspection of troops on horseback June 5 at Cavalry Parade Field. Brown took command of the 2nd ABCT from Broadwater during a change of command ceremony.