116th IBCT welcomes new command team
230305-Z-BN267-1005.JPG Photo By: Cotton Puryear

Staunton, Virginia - Col. Jared D. Lake and Command Sgt. Maj. Duane D. Wolfe take charge as the new command team for the Staunton-based 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team from Col. Christopher J. Samulski and Command Sgt. Maj. Irving N. Reed Jr. March 5, 2023, in Staunton, Virginia. Maj. Gen. John M. Rhodes, 29th Infantry Division commanding general, presided over the ceremony where Lake took command of the 116th from Samulski and Wolfe assumed responsibility from Reed as the brigade senior enlisted leader. The Troutville-based 29th Infantry Division Band provided music for the event. Read more about the 116th IBCT on va.ng.mil at https://ngpa.us/24351. (U.S. National Guard photo by Cotton Puryear)


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