NEWS: According to Home Reporter’s Helen Klein, the National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team (WMD-CST) at Fort Hamilton won’t be going anywhere anytime soon.
NEWS: Last Sunday, exactly eleven years to the day after American boots first hit the ground in Afghanistan, an AWOL soldier attempted to surrender to military authorities at Fort Hamilton.
Fort Hamilton Army Base’s new commanding officer Colonel Eluyn Ginés, who had previously served two tours of duty in Iraq, was welcomed during a “Change of Command” ceremony last Wednesday, writes Paula Katinas for the Brooklyn Eagle.
Ginés takes the place of Col. Michael Gould, who presided over Fort Hamilton for the last two years. Gould was recently reassigned to a Pentagon post in Washington, D.C.