Images: 1st Armored Division Changes Commander [Image 8 of 16]
Photo by Sgt. Valerie Lopez
Maj. Gen. Dana J.H. Pittard (left), Fort Bliss commander receives the 1st Armored Division colors from Gen. James D. Thurman, commanding general U.S. Army Forces Command, during the 1st Armored Division Change of Command ceremony at Fort Bliss Noel Field, May 24. The ceremony officially appoints Pittard the commanding general of Fort Bliss and the 1AD and announces the reflagging of 1AD to U.S. soil after more than 40 years.