Farewell ceremony for Brig. Gen Thomas James
Maj. Gen. Anthony Ierardi, commander of the 1st Cavalry Division, stands with Brig Gen. Thomas James, deputy commander of maneuver, during James’ farewell ceremony Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Fort Hood’s Cooper Field. After 11 months with the division, James is moving to the Mission Command Center of Excellence at Fort Leavenworth, Kan.
Farewell ceremony for Brig. Gen. Thomas James
Brig Gen. Thomas James, deputy commander of maneuver, 1st Cavalry Division, speaks during his farewell ceremony Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Fort Hood’s Cooper Field.
Posted: Friday, June 7, 2013 4:30 am
Posted on Jun 7, 2013
FORT HOOD — It took Brig. Gen. Thomas James 28 years as an armor officer to get to the 1st Cavalry Division and the experience exceeded all expectations, he said.
“In only 11 short months, I was able to live the legend,” he said as he relinquished his post as the division’s deputy commander of maneuver during a ceremony Thursday on Cooper Field. “It’s been an amazing experience for me.”
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