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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: June 26, 2013 9:21:59 AM CDT

85th Civil Affairs Brigade change of command set for June 27

FORT HOOD, Texas -- The 85th Civil Affairs Brigade will hold a change of command ceremony at 9 a.m. June 27 on Sadowski Field here.  Col. David P. Mauser will assume command from Col. Leo J. Ruth II.

Mauser comes to Fort Hood with a wealth of Civil Affairs expierence with his most recent assignment as the Deputy Director Village Stability National Coordination Center for the Combined Forces Special Operations Component Command-Afghanistan. Previous to that assignment he was the Deputy Commander for the 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, N.C.

Ruth will be leaving the Fort Hood area and will be attending the Marine Corps War College for Joint Professional Military Education at Quantico, Va.

The ceremony is open to Soldiers, Family members and invited guests.  Media interested in attending should contact 85th Civil Affairs Brigade Public Affairs Office no later than 5 p.m. June 26.

For more information contact:
85th Civil Affairs Brigade Public Affairs
Public Affairs
(254) 287-1593
(253) 655-7294
85th Civil Affairs Brigade
Fort Hood, TX 76544