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Jul 19 2019

MNBG-E Transfer of Authority

PRISTINA - Transfer of Authority ceremony  for the Multinational Battle Group East  took place in Camp Bondsteel.

After six months of deployment, Colonel Roy Macaraeg of the 29th Infantry Brigade from Kapolei in Hawaii handed over the command to Colonel Robert Hughes of the 44th Infantry Brigade from New Jersey.

KFOR Commander, Major General Lorenzo D’Addario presided over  the casing of  the 29th Infantry Brigate Combat Team colors by Colonel Roy Macareg and Command Sergeant Major Jamez Jimenez and the uncasing of the 44th Infantry Brigate Combat Team colors, by Colonel Hughes  and Command Sergeant Major Scott Mechkowski.

Addressing the troops, COMKFOR Major General Lorenzo D’Addario expressed his appreciation for the significant work done by the outgoing contingent and awarded Colonel Macaraeg with the Legion of Merit Medal.

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