News: Fort Hood welcomes new III Corps deputy commanding general
FORT HOOD, Texas - Soldiers, family members, civilians and Central Texas community leaders will welcome Brig. Gen. Tim Lai, Fort Hood's new III Corps deputy commanding general (United Kingdom), 9 a.m., Aug. 14 at the III Corps Headquarters here.
Lai comes to Fort Hood from London, where he served as a member of the Royal College of Defence Studies.
This is the first time a British officer will hold the DCG position as part of an officer exchange program with other nations. The position was previously held by Canadian general officers.
Media desiring to cover the event should register here. A public affairs representative will meet the media at the Southside parking lot of Marvin Leath Visitors Center at 8:15 a.m., Aug 14 for an escort to the ceremony