EVENT: 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Change of Command Ceremony

DATE: May 24, 2018 at 9 AM

WHAT: Change of Command from Brig. Gen. Douglas McBride Jr., Commander of the 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, to incoming commander Brig. Gen. Darren L. Werner

WHERE: Sadowski Field, Fort Hood, Texas.

CONTACT: CPT John Strickland, 13th ESC PAO cell (904) 370-4563 email [email protected], SFC Michael Cox, 13th ESC PAO NCOIC cell (314) 609-0029 email [email protected]

MEDIA INSTRUCTIONS: Media will meet at the Fort Welcome Center on May 24, 2018 at 8 AM and will be escorted to the event.


Brig. Gen. Douglas McBride Jr. took command of the 13th ESC in June 2016. McBride’s next assignment is to serve as the commandant of the Quarter Master School at Fort Lee, Virginia. Brig. Gen. Werner is coming to Fort Hood from the Pentagon where he served as the Director, Strategy, Plans and Integration Deputy Chief of Staff G-4. Brig. Gen. Werner has a bit of history at Fort Hood. This is his third time being stationed at The Great Place. He first served here with the 4th Infantry Division as a Brigade Support Operations Officer and a Battalion Executive Officer during Operation Iraqi Freedom and later with the 4th Support Battalion as the Battalion Commander in 2007.