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DATE: June 11, 2014 5:34:13 PM CDT

1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment welcomes first female commander

FORT HOOD – The 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment is slated to welcome its first female commander during a change of command ceremony at the 1st Cav. Div. Horse Cav. Detacment here Friday June 13, at 11 a.m.

First Lt. Jason Vaughn, the outgoing commander leaves following 18 months of command.

The incoming commander, Capt. Elizabeth Rascon, joins the horse detachment following her position as the aide-de-camp to the deputy chief of staff for communications while deployed to Afghanistan with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div.

There will be a media opportunity with Capt. Rascon following the ceremony.

Media representatives interested in covering the event, please click here.


For more information contact:
1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs
(254) 287-9400
Bldg. 28000 Battalion Ave.
Fort Hood, TX 76544