Fort Hood, Texas – The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division is scheduled to conduct a change of command ceremony April 12 at 9:30 a.m. on Cooper Field here.

Col. Wilson R. Rutherford IV, brigade commander, will relinquish command to Col. Michael D. Schoenfeldt.

Schoenfeldt will be available for a brief interview immediately following the ceremony.

Media wishing to attend this event should RSVP to Maj. Lloyd Bedford via email at or phone at 916-642-5557.

Attending media should meet their escort at the Fort Hood Visitors Center media parking area on T.J. Mills Blvd. no later than 8:00 a.m. Friday morning, April 12.