Soldiers, family members and friends of First Army Division West gathered for a change-of-command ceremony at Fort Hood’s Cameron Field on Aug. 7.

During the ceremony, Maj. Gen. Erik C. Peterson relinquished command of the division to as he passed the division’s colors to Maj. Gen. Frank W. Tate. The passing of the colors is an Army tradition symbolizing the passing of responsibility from one commander to another.

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