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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: July 29, 2013 2:04:55 PM CDT

MEDIA ADVISORY: First Army Division West to conduct change of responsibility ceremony

FORT HOOD, Texas – First Army Division West will welcome a new senior enlisted leader in a change of responsibility ceremony scheduled for 9 a.m., July 30, at Cameron Field near Division West, Building 410.

Command Sgt. Maj. Steven Brown will replace Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Orosz, who has been the senior enlisted leader of Division West since Oct. 2011. Orosz will move on to become the command sergeant major of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command.

Division West, a subordinate unit of First Army, trains and validates Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers for deployment to combat and other contingency operations. The division also trains units of the active Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps and United States partner nations, for a total of nearly 40,000 service members every year.

Division West’s eight subordinate training brigades are the 120th Infantry, 479th Field Artillery and 166th Aviation Brigades at Fort Hood, Texas; the 181st Infantry Brigade at Fort McCoy, Wis.; the 189th and 191st Infantry Brigades at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.; and the 402nd Field Artillery and 5th Armored Brigades at Fort Bliss, Texas.

Visitors may obtain a one-day special event pass and directions to Cameron Field at the Marvin Leath Visitors Center on T.J. Mills Boulevard.

Media representatives interested in attending the change of responsibility ceremony should arrive at the Fort Hood Marvin Leath Visitors Center no later than 8:30 a.m. to be escorted to the event.

For more information about the change of responsibility ceremony, contact Jay Adams, Division West Public chief, at (254) 553-5003/5010 or email [email protected]

For more information contact:
First Army Division West Public Affairs
First Army Division West
(254) 553-5003
Fort Hood, TX 76544
[email protected]