Training, combat readiness take center stage in change of command ceremony
200208-A-SD827-0003.JPG Photo By: U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Marc Loi

Winchester, Virginia - Lt. Col. Robert Leseman, the incoming commander of 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, holds the unit guidon during a change-of-command ceremony at the Winchester Readiness Center Feb. 8, 2020. Leseman's receipt of the guidon signifies that he accepts the responsibilities of ensuring the 535 Soldiers of 3rd Battalion are trained and ready to support their neighbors and fellow Virginians during emergencies and natural disasters, and that they combat- and deployment-ready to defend their nation and fellow Americans during wartime.


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