A change of command ceremony is scheduled for the 3rd Chemical Brigade commander, Col. Daryl Hood, at 9 a.m., Friday on the installation’s Gammon Field.
Col. Hood will relinquish command to Col. Dale Crockett.
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – A change of command ceremony is scheduled for the 3rd Chemical Brigade commander, Col. Daryl Hood, at 9 a.m., Friday on the installation’s Gammon Field.
Col. Hood will relinquish command to Col. Dale Crockett. Hood is slated to take a position in Washington D.C., and Crockett comes to the brigade from the U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School, where he served as the assistant commandant.
In the event of inclement weather, the change of command ceremony will be held in Nutter Field House on post.
Following the brigade’s change of command ceremony, the Chemical Corps Regiment will kick off commemorative events in honor of the regiment’s 99th anniversary, beginning Monday and ending June 30.
This year’s theme is “Building CBRN Capabilities and Capacity for the Maneuver Force Through 2025 and Beyond.”
There will be several events held to celebrate the regiment’s anniversary, including a regimental run, Sibert Award presentation, Hall of Fame/Distinguished Member of the Corps Induction ceremony and the Green Dragon Ball.
The following events are open to the public.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday – CBRN Exhibition, Nutter Field House
6 to 7 a.m., Wednesday – “Honor to Our Fallen” Sunrise Service at the Chemical Memorial Grove
9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday – CBRN Exhibition, Nutter Field House As a part of concluding regimental events, a change of commandancy ceremony is scheduled
at 9 a.m., June 29 on the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Plaza here for USACBRNS.
Brig. Gen. James Bonner, USACBRNS commandant and chief of chemical, is slated to pass the regimental colors to Col. Antonio Munera, who is coming to Fort Leonard Wood from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington D.C.
Bonner is slated to become the commanding general, 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.
Prior to Munera’s assignment at the Pentagon, he served as the 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade’s commander.