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    1st Squadron 221st Cavalry holds change of command ceremony

    1st Squadron 221st Cavalry holds change of command ceremony

    Photo By Spc. Adrianne Lopez | Lt. Col. Phillip Gringrich takes command of the 1st Squadron 221st Cavalry at the...... read more read more

    LAS VEGAS, NV, UNITED STATES

    07.10.2021

    Story by Spc. Adrianne Lopez 

    17th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs Section

    LAS VEGAS — The 1st Squadron 221st Cavalry held a change of command at the Clark County Armory earlier today.

    Col. Troy Armstrong, Command Sgt. Maj. Dennis Basilio, family and friends were present to celebrate the occasion.

    Lt. Col. Nicholas Chavez relinquished command of the 1st Squadron 221st Cavalry to Lt. Col. Phillip Gringrich.

    Gringrich’s awards and decorations include the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Ranger Tab, the Parachutist Badge, the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, and the Army Achievement Medal.

    Maj. Eric Mangino and Sgt. Maj. Zell Johnson gifted Chavez with a framed plaque from the entire Squadron. It included some parting words for his outstanding leadership and loyal service to the all the Soldiers of 221.

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    Date Taken: 07.10.2021
    Date Posted: 07.13.2021 19:20
    Story ID: 400682
    Location: LAS VEGAS, NV, US 

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