FORT HOOD, Texas — The 1st Cavalry Division is scheduled to hold a change of command ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 3 on Cooper Field.

Maj. Gen Paul T. Calvert will relinquish command to Maj. Gen. Jeff Broadwater. Broadwater comes to the First Team from the 1st Armored Division where he served as the deputy commanding general for support.

Senior leaders from across Fort Hood and Central Texas will be in attendance. The ceremony will include an inspection of the troops by outgoing and incoming commanders by horseback, a salute battery, and a cavalry charge featuring the Horse Cav. Detachment and the 1st Air Cav. Brigade.

Media wishing to attend this event should RSVP with Sgt. 1st Class Michael Garrett by email at or by phone at 501-269-7003.

Media attending will meet in the South side parking lot of the Fort Hood visitors center on T.J. Mills Blvd. no later than 8:30 a.m. on the morning of Oct. 3.