Change of Command at 1190th Transp. Brigade

Saturday, February 5, 2011 - 6:41pm

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) - There was a change of command at the US Marine Corps Reserve Center today.

Colonel Walter Weaver passed command onto Colonel Robert Pinckard today, making him the 21st commander of the 1190th Transportation Brigade since its activation in 1950.

This brigade is responsible for overseeing deployment of troops into war, and they have eighteen subunits to ensure soldiers are trained and ready for deployment.

Colonel Weaver remembers his years with the brigade with pride.


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