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A color guard stands at attention beneath the speakers platform as Brigadier General (BGEN) William C. Page, director, Operations, Plans and Mobilization, US Armed Forces Command, speaks during the commissioning of the guided missile cruiser USS VALLEY FORGE (CG 50)

Brigadier General (BGEN) William C. Page, director, Operations, Plans and Mobilization, US Armed Forces Command; Admiral (ADM) James B. Busey, vice chief of naval operations; Julia V. Taft, sponsor, and Deputy Secretary of Defense William H. Taft IV bow their heads for the invocation during the commissioning of the guided missile cruiser USS VALLEY FORGE (CG 50)

A color guard stands at attention beneath the speakers platform as Brigadier General (BGEN) William C. Page, director, Operations, Plans and Mobilization, US Armed Forces Command, speaks during the commissioning of the guided missile cruiser USS VALLEY FORGE (CG 50)

Gerald J. St. Pe, vice president, Litton Industries Inc.; Brigadier General (BGEN) William C. Page, director, Operations, Plans and Mobilization, US Armed Forces Command; Admiral James B. Busey, vice chief of naval operations, and Julia V. Taft, sponsor, participate in the commissioning of the guided missile cruiser USS VALLEY FORGE (CG 50)

Major General (MGEN) James T. Callaghan, commander, Republic of Korea/US Combined Forces Command, and Lieutenant General (LGEN) Jack I. Gregory, new commander, 7th Air Force, stand at attention facing General (GEN) Robert W. Bazley, commander, Pacific Air Forces, during ceremonies marking the deactivation of the 314th Air Division and the reactivation of the 7th Air Force

Officers march down the flight line past an OV-10 Bronco and an F-15 Eagle aircraft during a ceremony marking the deactivation of the 314th Air Division and the reactivation of the 7th Air Force. (GEN) Robert W. Bazley, commander, Pacific Air Forces, and Colonel (COL) James L. Altemose are followed by Major General (MGEN) James T. Callaghan, commander, Republic of Korea/US Combined Forces Command; and Lieutenant General (LGEN) Jack T. Gregory, new commander, 7th Air Force

Members of the color guard roll up the flag of the 314th Air Division during a ceremony marking the deactivation of the 314th Air Division and the reactivation of the 7th Air Force. General (GEN) Robert W. Bazley, commander, Pacific Air Forces and Major General (MGEN) James T. Callaghan, commander, Republic of Korea/US Combined Forces Command stand at attention during the ceremony

Lieutenant General (LGEN) Jack T. Gregory, new commander, 7th Air Force, speaks at a ceremony marking the deactivation of the 314th Air Division and the reactivation of the 7th Air Force. General (GEN) Robert W. Bazley, commander, Pacific Air Forces, is sitting next to the podium, and Major General (MGEN) James T. Callaghan, commander, Republic of Korea/US Combined Forces Command, is seated next to him

Colonel (COL) James L. Altemose stands at attention in front of a color guard facing General Robert W. Bazley, commander, Pacific Air Forces, right, and Major General (MGEN) James T. Callaghan, commander, Republic of Korea/US Combined Forces Command, left. The officers are participating in a ceremony marking the deactivation of the 314th Air Division and the reactivation of the 7th Air Force

Major General (MGEN) James T. Callaghan, commander, Republic of Korea/US Combined Forces Command, speaks at a ceremony marking the deactivation of the 314th Air Division and the reactivation of the 7th Air Force. Seated next to Callaghan are Lieutenant General (LGEN) Jack T. Gregory, new commander, 7th Air Force, and General (GEN) Robert W. Bazley, commander, Pacific Air Forces

Flight crews and a color guard salute as they are reviewed by General (GEN) Robert W. Bazley, commander, Pacific Air Forces, during ceremonies marking the deactivation of the 314th Air Division and the reactivation of the 7th Air Force. With Bazley are Colonel (COL) James L. Altemose, Major General (MGEN) James T. Callaghan, commander, Republic of Korea/US Combined Forces Command and Lieutenant General (LGEN) Jack I. Gregory, new commander, 7th Air Force

Major General (MGEN) James T. Callaghan, commander, Republic of Korea/US Combined Forces Command, speaks at a ceremony marking the deactivation of the 314th Air Division and the reactivation of the 7th Air Force. Seated next to Callaghan are Lieutenant General (LGEN) Jack T. Gregory, new commander, 7th Air Force, and General (GEN) Robert W. Bazley, commander, Pacific Air Forces

Brigadier General William Fareman, right, of Forces Command (FORSCOM), J-4, watches a soldier from the 706th Maintenance Battalion working on the engine of an M973 small unit support vehicle (SUSV) during Exercise BRIM FROST '89

Brigadier General William Fareman, right, of Forces Command (FORSCOM), J-4, visits the soldiers and facilities of the 706th Maintenance Battalion during Exercise BRIM FROST '89

A soldier exits from the official headquarters for the Joint Exercise Control Group, a unit of Forces Command which will control the various phases of the joint service exercise Brim Frost '89

Brigadier General William Fareman, right, of Forces Command (FORSCOM), J-4, visits with soldiers of the 706th Maintenance Battalion during Exercise BRIM FROST '89

American and Korean flag officers gather prior to a service marking the departure of the remains of 19 Marines killed in the crash of a CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter during the joint U.S./Korean exercise Team Spirit '89. They are, from left to right, MAJ. GEN. Hollis E. Davison, assistant chief of staff, Republic of Korea Combined Forces Command; LT. GEN. Han Cha Sok, CAC commander; and Brig. GEN. Peter Hayes, vice commander, 7th Air Force

Brigadier General William Fareman, right, of Forces Command (FORSCOM), J-4, talks with a member of the 706th Maintenance Battalion during Exercise BRIM FROST '89

SGT Bart Wortz of the 380th Security Police Squadron consults a list as PFC Claude Durham, 56th Military Police Company, looks over identification tags at the front desk of the Joint Exercise Control Group headquarters. The group is a unit of Forces Command which will control the various phases of the joint service exercise Brim Frost '89

(L to R) GEN. Joseph T. Palastra, Jr., Hon. Wiilliam H. Taft, IV, Adm. William J. Crowe, Jr., GEN. Carl R. Vuono and GEN. Colin L. Powell prepare for the Forces Command (FORSCOM) change of command in which GEN. Powell is to become the new Forces Command Commander in CHIEF

General Colin L. Powell and GEN. Joseph T. Palastra, Jr. complete ceremonial inspection of troops in a Jeep at the Forces Command (FORSCOM) change of command ceremony where GEN. Powell became new Commander in CHIEF. The Jeep is driven by PFC Grauel

GEN. Colin L. Powell shakes hands with GEN. Joseph T. Palastra after Forces Command (FORSCOM) change of command in which GEN. Powell took command from GEN. Palastra

Adm. William Crowe, Jr. passes the ceremonial flag to GEN. Joseph T. Palastra, Jr. as GEN. Colin L. Powell prepares to assume command of Forces Command (FORSCOM). Command SGT. MAJ. Robert F. Beach and Command SGT. MAJ. G.L. Horvath, III participate

GEN. Joseph T. Palastra, Jr. passes the ceremonial flag to Command SGT. MAJ. Robert F. Beach as GEN. Colin L. Powell prepares to take command of Forces Command. Adm. William J. Crowe looks on

SGM Robert F. Beach, right, command sergeant major, Forces Command (FORSCOM), talks with soldiers of the 2nd Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized), who were participating in a field exercise during his visit to the base. Standing beside Beach is SGM Frankie L. Glover, command sergeant major, 5th Infantry Division

SGM Robert F. Beach, command sergeant major, Forces Command (FORSCOM), talks with soldiers of the 2nd Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized), who were participating in a field exercise during his visit to the base

MGEN Robert D. Wiegand, outgoing Forces Command (FORSCOM) chief of staff, speaks during his retirement ceremony

With his wife looking on, Major General Robert D. Wiegand, second from left, accepts a plague during his retirement ceremony. General Edwin H. Burba Jr., Commanding General, Forces Command (FORSCOM), is at right. Wiegand is the outgoing FORSCOM chief of staff

Vice CHIEF of Naval Operations Admiral Leon A. Edney, left, and General Edwin H. Burba Jr., Commanding General, Forces Command (FORSCOM) meet at FORSCOM headquarters. Behind them is a portrait of General of the Army George C. Marshall

GEN. Edwin H. Burba Jr., commander-in-chief, U.S. Forces Command, salutes elements of the 82nd Airborne Division upon their return from Operation Desert Storm

BGEN Fred H. Casey, left, chief of staff, headquarters, 167th Corps Support Command, Alabama National Guard, and MGEN Thomas W. Robison, Forces Command, operate the controls of the Mira Flores Locks

Group photograph of GEN Gordon R. Sullivan (right), Army CHIEF of STAFF and h is staff, including Secretary of the Army Michael P. W. Stone (left). Clockwise from lower left: Secretary Stone, GEN Dennis J. Reimer, Vice CHIEF of STAFF, GEN Edwin H. Burba, Jr., Commander, Commander, Forces Command, GEN George A. Joulwan, Commander in CHIEF, U.S. Southern Command, GEN Jimmy D. Ross, Commander, Army Material Command, GEN David M. Maddox, Commander, U.S. Army, Europe, LGEN Howard D. Graves, Commander, Military Academy, West Point, LGEN Donald M. Lionetti, Commander, Army Space and Strategic Defense Command, MGEN Charles F. Scanlon, Commander Army Intelligence and Security Command, MGEN Samuel...

Group photograph of the 1993 Commander's Conference with GEN Gordon R. Sullivan (left), Army CHIEF of STAFF. Clockwise from lower left: GEN Sullivan, GEN Dennis J. Reimer, Commander, Forces Command, GEN Jimmy D. Ross, Commander, Army Material Command, LGEN Wayne A. Downing, Commander in CHIEF, U.S. Readiness/U.S. Special Operations Command, LGEN Howard D. Graves, Commander, Military Academy, West Point, LGEN Arthur E. Williams, CHIEF of Engineers, MGEN Richard D. Cameron, Commander, Health Services Command, LGEN Roger K. Bean (unit unknown), MGEN Paul E. Menoher, Jr., Commander, Army Intelligence and Security Command, MGEN Richard G. Larson, Commander, Military Traffic Management Command...

General Dennis J. Reimer, U.S. Forces Command (FORSCOM), Commanding General (left), and Mrs. Paul E. Funk, pinning on Lieutenant General Paul E. Funk's, three stars during promotion ceremonies, after change of command ceremonies of III Corps and Fort Hood. Looking on is General Funk's son, Captain Paul E. Funk II

Forces Command (FORSCOM) Commander, General Dennis J. Reimer, presents the Distinguished Service Medal to Lieutenant General Horace G. Taylor during his retirement and change of command ceremony. LT. GEN. Taylor's wife, Mary Jane Taylor looks on

LT. GEN. Richard F. Timmons, CHIEF of STAFF Combined Forces Command, GEN. John H. Tilelli, Jr., Commander in CHIEF ROK-US Combined Forces Command and LT. COL. Laufenberg watch Vice-President Al Gore as he looks through binoculars at the North Koreans from a bunker in the Demilitarized Zone

CPT Joe Pullen, Administrative Officer, and MSGT Perry Cline, Services SPECIALIST, and others assigned to the 225th Combat Communications Squadron, Martin Air National Guard Station, Gadson, Alabama, set up the framework for their units supply storage tent. The 225th arrived today at Logan Heights and when operational will provide communication links for the Forces Command (FORSCOM) during the world's largest joint service, multi-national tactical air operations exercise

Two Airmen assigned to the 225th Combat Communications Squadron, from Martin Air National Guard Station, Gadson, Alabama, operate a powered stake driver as they drive metal stakes into the ground to secure equipment from high winds. The 225th arrived today at Logan Heights in El Paso, Texas and when operational, they will provide communications links for FORSCOM (Forces Command) during ROVING SANDS '97. ROVING SANDS is a multinational effort and is the largest military exercise on United States soil that allows training in a joint environment to hone command and control procedures and integrate new systems in Theater and Air Missile Defense

An airman assigned to the 225th Combat Communications Squadron, Martin Air National Guard Station, Gadson, Alabama, tightens down bolts that hold the reflector sections for the Ground Mobile Forces (GMF) Satellite Terminal in place. The 225th arrived today at Logan Heights in El Paso, Texas. When operational, the GMF will provide communications links for FORSCOM (Forces Command) during ROVING SANDS '97. ROVING SANDS is a multinational effort and is the largest military exercise on United States soil that allows training in a joint environment to hone command and control procedures and integrate new systems in Theater and Air Missile Defense

Sergeant Al Wilson, a computer operator assigned to the 225th Combat Communications Squadron, Martin Air National Guard Station, Gadson, Alabama, covers his unit's supply storage tent with a waterproof layer of plastic. The 225th arrived today at Logan Heights in El Paso, Texas. When operational, the unit will provide communications links for FORSCOM (Forces Command) during ROVING SANDS '97. ROVING SANDS is a multinational effort and is the largest military exercise on United States soil that allows training in a joint environment to hone command and control procedures and integrate new systems in Theater and Air Missile Defense

Two Airmen assigned to the 225th Combat Communications Squadron, Martin Air National Guard Station, Gadson, Alabama, adjust the angle of the dish on a TRAC-170 Wideband System. When the TRAC-170 is operational it will provide communication links for Forces Command (FORSCOM) during the world's largest joint service, multi-national tactical air operations exercise

SRA Joseph Roberson, assigned to the 225th Combat Communications Squadron, Martin Air National Guard Station, Gadson, Alabama, stands on the center portion of an unassembled Ground Mobile Forces Satellite Terminal (GMF) as he lays in place, sections of the reflector. When operational, the GMF will provide communication links for Forces Command (FORSCOM) during the world's largest joint service, multi-national tactical air operations exercise

SENIOR AIRMAN Joseph Roberson, 225th Combat Communications Squadron, Martin Air National Guard Station, Gadson, Alabama, stands on the center portion of an unfinished Ground Mobile Forces Satellite Terminal (GMF) as he waits to install sections of the reflector. The 225th arrived today at Logan Heights in El Paso, Texas. When operational, the GMF will provide communications links for FORSCOM (Forces Command) during Roving Sands '97. ROVING SANDS is a multinational effort and is the largest military exercise on United States soil that allows training in a joint environment to hone command and control procedures and integrate new systems in Theater and Air Missile Defense

STAFF Sergeant Mike Milwee, an air conditioning and heating technician assigned to the 225th Combat Communications Squadron, Martin Air National Guard Station, Gadson, Alabama, removes rocks prior to setting up living quarters for his unit. The 225th arrived today at Logan Heights in El Paso, Texas, when operational, will provide communications links for FORSCOM (Forces Command) during ROVING SANDS '97. ROVING SANDS is a multinational effort and is the largest military exercise on United States soil that allows training in a joint environment to hone command and control procedures and integrate new systems in Theater and Air Missile Defense

Airmen assigned to the 225th Combat Communications Squadron, from Martin Air National Guard Station, Gadson, Alabama, prepare a TRAC-170 Wideband System. The 225th arrived today at Logan Heights in El Paso, Texas. When the TRAC-170 is operational, it will provide communications links for FORSCOM (Forces Command) during ROVING SANDS '97. ROVING SANDS is a multinational effort and is the largest military exercise on United States soil that allows training in a joint environment to hone command and control procedures and integrate new systems in Theater and Air Missile Defense

Airmen assigned to the 225th Combat Communications Squadron, Martin Air National Guard Station, Gadson, Alabama, attach a dish to a TRAC-170 Wideband System. The 225th arrived today at Logan Heights in El Paso, Texas. When the TRAC-170 is operational, it will provide communications links for FORSCOM (Forces Command) during ROVING SANDS '97. ROVING SANDS is a multinational effort and is the largest military exercise on United States soil that allows training in a joint environment to hone command and control procedures and integrate new systems in Theater and Air Missile Defense

SSGT Tray Knight, assigned to the 225th Combat Communications Squadron, Martin Air National Guard Station, Gadson, Alabama, runs a power cable from a Ground Mobile Forces Satellite Terminal (GMF) to a power generator. When the GMF is operational it will provide communication links for Forces Command (FORSCOM) during the world's largest joint service, multi-national tactical air operations exercise.

A fully operational Ground Mobile Forces Satellite Terminal (GMF), after being assembled by members of the 225th Combat Communications Squadron, Martin Air National Guard Station, Gadson, Alabama, is ready for use. The GMF will provide communication links for Forces Command (FORSCOM) during the world's largest joint service, multi-national tactical air operations exercise.

Group photo of South Korean President Kim Young Sam, U.S. Ambassador to Korea, Steven Bosworth, and some members of the Combined Forces Command (CFC) taken in front of the CFC Headquarters

US Army Lieutenant General Thomas A. Schwartz (left), outgoing III Armored Corps and Fort Hood Commanding General, USA General David Bramlett (center), Commander, Forces Command and USA Lieutenant General Leon J. LaPorte (right), incoming III Armored Corps and Fort Hood Commanding General, at the III Armored Corps and Fort Hood Change of Command Ceremony held at Sadowski Field, Fort Hood, Texas

US Army General David Bramlett, Commander, Forces Command, gives remarks at the III Armored Corps and Fort Hood Change of Command Ceremony held at Sadowski Field, Fort Hood, Texas

US Army General David Bramlett, Commander, Forces Command and USA Lieutenant General Leon J. LaPorte, incoming III Armored Corps and Fort Hood Commanding General, inspect the troops at the III Armored Corps and Fort Hood Change of Command Ceremony held at Sadowski Field, Fort Hood, Texas

US Army General David Bramlett, Commander, Forces Command, passes the Command Flag to Lieutenant General Leon J. LaPorte, incoming III Armored Corps and Fort Hood Commanding General, at the III Armored Corps and Fort Hood Change of Command Ceremony held at Sadowski Field, Fort Hood, Texas

Tensions inthe Middle East have tightened security on military posts across the United States. Anti-Terrorist Tactics keep the US Army's Military Police alert at Fort McPherson, Georgia, home to Forces Command, Headquarters 3rd Army and Centeral Command. A MP checks a vehicle entering the post

Tensions in the Middle East have tightened security on military posts across the United States. Anti-Terrorist Tactics keep the US Army's Military Police alert at Fort McPherson, Georgia, home to Forces Command, Headquarters 3rd Army and Centeral Command. A MP checks a vehicle entering the post

Tensions in the Middle East have tightened security on military posts across the United States. Anti-Terrorist Tactics keep the US Army's Military Police alert at Fort McPherson, Georgia, home to Forces Command, Headquarters 3rd Army and Centeral Command. A MP checks a vehicle entering the post

US Army Lieutenant General John M. Pickler (In Dress Green uniform), CHIEF of STAFF, Forces Command, and the US Army's Golden KNights Parachute Team present John Langford, Atlanta, Georgia, Boy Scout Council Commissioner, a momento to mark their performance at the Boy Scout Show

US Army Lieutenant General John M. Pickler (Center), CHIEF of STAFF, Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia, talks with a Boy Scout (Right) and Scout leader at the Executive Branch at the Atlanta, GA., 1998 Scout Show held at the World Congress Center in Downtown Atlanta

US Army Lieutenant General John M. Pickler (Center), CHIEF of STAFF, Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia, receives a flag from a selected member of the Boy Scouts of America as a team member from the Army's Golden KNights Parachute Team stands by to recieve it to commemorate the Team's jump into Centennial park in downtown Atlanta, GA., as part of the Atlanta Council Boy Scout Show

US Army Lieutenant General John M. Pickler (Right), CHIEF of STAFF, Forces Command, Major General Geoffery Miller (2nd from Right), Deputy CHIEF of STAFF for Personnel and Installation Management, Fort McPherson, Georgia, and a selected Boy Scout watch as members of the Army's elite Golden Knights Parachute Team jump into Centennial Olympic Park for the Atlanta, Georgia, Council Boy Scout Show

US Army Major General Robert D. Shadley (Facing Camera), Deputy CHIEF of STAFF for Logistics, Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia, reads to the Kindergarten Class at Preston Arkwright Elementary School. Forces Command supports the school as part of the Partners in Education Program

US Army Major General Robert D. Shadley (Right), Deputy CHIEF of STAFF for Logistics, Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia, reads to the Kindergarten Class at Preston Arkwright Elementary School. Forces Command supports the school as part of the Partners in Education Program

The Chorus from Preston Arkwright elementary school sings Christmas Carols for the people at Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia. Forces Command supports Arkwright Elementary through the Partners in Education Program

US Army General Thomas A. Schwartz (Left), Commanding General, Forces Command, welcomes the Preston Arkwright Elementary School Chorus to Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia. Forces Command supports Arkwright School as part of the Partners in Education Program

US Army Major General Geoffrey Miller (Right) (US Army) Forces Command (FORSCOM), Deputy CHIEF of STAFF, makes a point during his visit to the medical center set up in the Joint Task Force (JTF) village set up on Fort Dix, New Jersey to take care of Kosovo refugees (Not shown)

From left to right are: US Army Brigadier General Mitchell Zais, CHIEF of STAFF US Army Reserve Command and Commander of the Joint Task Force (JTF); US Army Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Brown, JTF Village Commander; US Army Colonel Roberts and US Army Major General Geoffrey Miller, (US Army) Forces Command (FORSCOM), Deputy CHIEF of STAFF, are standing inside the Post Exchange (PX) setup inside the Village for exclusive use by the Kosovo refugees (not shown)

990815-A-2682N-014US Army General Thomas A. Schwartz, Commanding General, Forces Command, addresses the crowd, as Charlie Gray, Resources Committee Chairman, Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity, looks on during a Dedication Ceremony. The Dedication Ceremony is for the house that the US Army Association Foundation and The Department of Defense Community (Fort McPherson/Fort Gillem) sponsored through Habitat for Humanity, for Mrs. Anne Boddie of Trinity Park, Riverdale, Georgia

US Army General Thomas A. Schwartz, Commanding General, Forces Command, and Mrs. Anne Boddie of Trinity Park, Riverdale, Georgia poser for a photograph after cutting the ribbon on her new house during the Dedication Ceremony. The Dedication Ceremony is for the house that the US Army Association Foundation and The Department of Defense Community (Fort McPherson/Fort Gillem) sponsored through Habitat for Humanity, for Mrs. Anne Boddie

US Army General Thomas A. Schwartz, Commanding General, Forces Command, presents the Commanders Award for Civil Service Plaque to Beth Foley, Representative of the Habitat for Humanity International, during a Dedication Ceremony. The Dedication Ceremony is for the house that the US Army Association Foundation and The Department of Defense Community (Fort McPherson/Fort Gillem) sponsored through Habitat for Humanity, for Mrs. Anne Boddie of Trinity Park, Riverdale, Georgia

US Army General Thomas A. Schwartz, Commanding General, Forces Command, presents the Commanders Award for Civilian Service to Beth Foley, Representative of the Habitat for Humanity International, as Charlie Gray, Resources Committee Chairman, Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity, looks on during a Dedication Ceremony. The Dedication Ceremony is for the house that the US Army Association Foundation and The Department of Defense Community (Fort McPherson/Fort Gillem) sponsored through Habitat for Humanity, for Mrs. Anne Boddie of Trinity Park, Riverdale, Georgia

At Trinity Park, Riverdale, Georgia US Army Chaplain Captain Sandy McLean reads the Invocation as Charlie Gray, Resources Committee Chairman, Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity, (red shirt) and US Army General Thomas A. Schwartz, Commanding General, Forces Command, stand with heads bowed during a Dedication Ceremony. The Dedication Ceremony is for the house that the US Army Association Foundation and The Department of Defense Community (Fort McPherson/Fort Gillem) sponsored through Habitat for Humanity, for Mrs. Anne Boddie

US Army General Thomas A. Schwartz, Commanding General, Forces Command, and Mrs. Anne Boddie of Trinity Park, Riverdale, Georgia cut the ribbon on her new house during the Dedication Ceremony. The Dedication Ceremony is for the house that the US Army Association Foundation and The Department of Defense Community (Fort McPherson/Fort Gillem) sponsored through Habitat for Humanity, for Mrs. Anne Boddie

Major General Roger L. Brautigan, (in front), Commander of Troops, Lieutenant General George A Crocker, out-going Commander, (middle) General Thomas A. Schwartz, Commanding General, Forces Command, the Reviewing Officer (far side) and Lieutenant General James T. Hill (foreground), in-coming Commander, Inspect the Troops during the I Corps and Fort Lewis Change of Command and Retirement Ceremony on 30 September 1999 on Watkins Field, Fort Lewis, Washington. LTG Geroge A. Crocker relinquishes command to LTG James T. Hill

General Thomas A. Schwartz, Commanding General, Forces Command (and Reviewing Officer), presents the decoration for Distinguished Civilain Service to Mrs. Vonda A. Crocker for her countless efforts and contributions for improving quality of life for soldiers and families during her 33 year career as an army volunteer. The presentation was made during the I Corps Change of Command and Lieutenant General George A. Crocker's Retirement ceremony on 30 September 1999. LTG Crocker relinquished command to Lieutenant General James T. Hill (not shown)

Command Sergeant Major Johnny J. Austin presents the colors to the out-going Commander, Lieutenant General George A. Crocker, during the I Corps and Fort Lewis Change of Command ceremony on 30 September 1999 at Watkins Field, Fort Lewis, Washington. LTG Crocker relinquished command to Lieutenant General James T. Hill (not shown). General Thomas A. Schwartz, Commanding General, Forces Command, (far left), is the Reviewing Officer

Command Sergeant Major Johnny J. Austin secures the colors following the exchange of command from Lieutenant General George A. Crocker, out-going commander to Lieutenant General James T. Hill, in-coming commander, during the I Corps and Fort Lewis Change of Command Ceremony on 30 September 1999 at Watkins Field, Fort Lewis, Washington. General Thomas A. Schwartz (left), Commanding General, Forces Command, was the Reviewing Officer

US Army General Thomas A. Schwartz (Right), outgoing Commanding General, Forces Command, watches as the flag of command is passed from him, by US Navy Admiral Harold W. Gehman Jr. (In BDU cap), Commander, Atlantic Command, to General John W. Hendrix (Left w/sidearm), incoming Commanding General, Forces Command, in ceremonies on Hedekin Field at Fort McPherson, Georgia

US Army General Thomas A. Schwartz (Left), outgoing Commanding General, Forces Command, shakes hands with General John W. Hendrix incoming Commanding General, as they cross Hedikin Field after reviewing the troops at Fort McPherson, Georgia

A poster depicting the US Army (USA) Forces Command (FORSCOM) Military Working Dog (K-9) Competition 2000 at Fort Hood, Texas (TX)

Phil Manson, Videographer, captures a humorous moment between US Army General John W. Hendrix (left), Commander, Forces Command, and (left from foreground to background) USA Lieutenant General Tommy R. Franks, Commander, Third Army, and his wife, USA Major General Edwards, Deputy Commanding General, Third Army, USA Command Sergeant Major Robert Brown, Command Sergeant Major Third Army and his wife, during an awards ceremony at the Third Army Headquarters at Fort McPherson, Georgia

US Army General Tommy R. Franks, Commander, Southern Command, passes the central command flag to US Army Lieutenant General Paul T. Mikolashek, in assumption of command ceremonies making him CENTCOM Commander. In the same ceremony, US Army Major General Geoffrey D. Miller, Deputy CHIEF of STAFF, personnel and installation management, forces command, passed the Third Army flag to him making him Third Army Commander

US Army Major General Geoffrey D. Miller, Deputy CHIEF of STAFF, installation and personnel management, forces command, passes the Fort McPherson garrison flag to incoming commander US Army Colonel Harold E. Cooney, as outgoing commander, US Army Colonel William D. Clingempeel, looks on

General John W. Hendrix, Commanding General Forces Command, reads to a second grade class at Dean Rusk Elementary School. Forces Command (FORSCOM) is in the Partners In Education program with Dean Rusk school. The program provides leadership in the formation and growth of effective partnerships that ensure success for all students

Lieutenant General (LTG) Lawson W. MacGruder III, Deputy Commanding General, Forces Command and CHIEF of STAFF, teaches one of the students at Arkwright elementary school how to render a proper military salute. LTG MacGruder visited the class and read a book. Forces Command (FORSCOM) sponsors the school in the Partners In Education program. The program provides leadership in the formation and growth of effective partnerships that ensure success for all students

US Marine Corps Brigadier General Frances Wilson (Right), Commander, 3rd Force Service Support Group, Okinawa, Japan, talks with Republic of Korea (ROK) Lieutenant Commander Dong Jae Lee (In black jacket), Combined Forces Command (CFC), C-4, while observing the D-Day Mobile Fuel Distribution System (DMFDS) concept demonstration at Gogu Beach, South Korea, in support of FOAL EAGLE 2000 on October 30, 2000. The DMFDS is a Force Warfighting Lab (FWL) sponsored and Office of Naval Research (ONR) funded project which demonstrates new techniques in the first ever transfer of fuel from the sea to land. FOAL EAGLE 2000 is the largest Joint and Combined field training drill conducted annually in ...

Georgia National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters transport business men and women from around the state of Georgia to the Employers Supporting the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Conference hosted by General John W. Hendrix, Commanding General, US Forces Command (FORSCOM), at the Commons Community Club at Fort McPherson, GA. The meeting addressed the concerns of both the business community and the components community

View of cannon in front of Marshall Hall, Forces Command (FORSCOM) headquarters, Fort McPherson, GA, after a surprise snowfall a week before Christmas

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (foreground, right), U.S. Secretary of Defense, hosts a meeting with, from the left, U.S. Army GEN. Thomas A. Schwartz, Commander in CHIEF (CINC), United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command (CFC), United States Forces Korea (USFK), GEN. Tommy R. Franks, Commander in CHIEF, U.S. Central Command (CINCENT), U.S. Navy Adm. Dennis C. Blair, Commander in CHIEF, Pacific Command, and U.S. Marine Corps GEN. Peter Pace, Commander in CHIEF, Allied Forces Southern Europe, meet at the at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Mar. 27, 2001. (DoD photo by Helene C. Stikkel) (Released)

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (foreground, right), U.S. Secretary of Defense, hosts a meeting with, from the left, U.S. Army GEN. Thomas A. Schwartz, Commander in CHIEF (CINC), United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command (CFC), United States Forces Korea (USFK), GEN. Tommy R. Franks, Commander in CHIEF, U.S. Central Command (CINCENT), U.S. Marine Corps GEN. Peter Pace, Commander in CHIEF, Allied Forces Southern Europe, and U.S. Navy Adm. Dennis C. Blair, Commander in CHIEF, Pacific Command, meet at the at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Mar. 27, 2001. (DoD photo by Helene C. Stikkel) (Released)

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (foreground, right), U.S. Secretary of Defense, hosts a meeting with, from the left, U.S. Army GEN. Thomas A. Schwartz, Commander in CHIEF (CINC), United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command (CFC), United States Forces Korea (USFK), GEN. Tommy R. Franks, Commander in CHIEF, U.S. Central Command (CINCENT), U.S. Marine Corps GEN. Peter Pace, Commander in CHIEF, Allied Forces Southern Europe, and U.S. Navy Adm. Dennis C. Blair, Commander in CHIEF, Pacific Command, meet at the at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Mar. 27, 2001. (DoD photo by Helene C. Stikkel) (Released)

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (right), U.S. Secretary of Defense, hosts a meeting with, from the left, U.S. Army GEN. Thomas A. Schwartz, Commander in CHIEF (CINC), United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command (CFC), United States Forces Korea (USFK), GEN. Tommy R. Franks, Commander in CHIEF, U.S. Central Command (CINCENT), U.S. Marine Corps GEN. Peter Pace, Commander in CHIEF, Allied Forces Southern Europe, and U.S. Navy Adm. Dennis C. Blair, Commander in CHIEF, Pacific Command, meet at the at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Mar. 27, 2001. (DoD photo by Helene C. Stikkel) (Released)

MASTER Sergeant (MSG) Carolina Johnson, US Army (USA), Forces Command (FORSCOM), talks with her group of girls from the "Little Soldiers from Dean Rusk Elementary School". MSG Johnson is participating in a FORSCOM sponsored Partners in Education Program and a video crew from The United Way Organization is at the school to film interaction between the groups

The entrance to the Headquarters US Forces Command Building, Fort McPherson, GA. A rainbow can be seen in the background

MASTER Sergeant (MSG), Lucius Tucker, Jr., US Army (USA), Forces Command (FORSCOM), checks the placement of the beret worn by Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Robert O. Bosworth, USA, during the Commands Beret Ceremony

Command Sergeant Major (SGM) Israel Reyes (foreground), Forces Command (FORSCOM), Fort McPherson, GA, leads his platoon in donning their berets during the Beret Ceremony

Lieutenant General (LGEN) Leon J. LaPorte, USA, Deputy Commanding General for Forces Command, speaks during his Welcome Ceremony held at Headquarters Forces Command

General (GEN) John W, Hendrix (left), USA, Commanding General US Army Forces Command, and Lieutenant General (LGEN) Leon J. LaPorte, USA, Deputy Commanding General for Forces Command, render salutes during a Welcoming Ceremony held at Headquarters Forces Command for LGEN LaPorte

LTG Leon J. LaPorte, new Deputy Commanding General Forces Command, smiles as LTC Debra Broughton, CHIEF Protocol Officer Forces Command, introduces him to LTG Louis W. Truman (Ret), former Forces Command Commanding General from 1965-1967, at a reception following LTG LaPorte's Welcome Ceremony

The Honorable Thomas E. White, Secretary of the Army, and US Army (USA) General (GEN) Larry R. Ellis, Commanding General, Forces Command discuss pending issues in the Generals office at Fort McPherson, GA

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