FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FORT HOOD, Texas— The 3rd Cavalry Regiment is scheduled to hold a change of command ceremony at 9 a.m. July 13 on Cameron Field here.

Col. Kevin D. Admiral, 3rd Cavalry Regiment commander, will relinquish command to Col. Jonathan Byrom. Byrom will become the 77th Colonel of the Regiment.

Byrom, an Armor officer, comes to Fort Hood after serving as the operations officer for the 1st Infantry Division. This will be Byrom’s second time serving with the Brave Rifles. He previously served as a squadron commander in 3rd Squadron “Thunder.”

Admiral, the 76th Colonel of the Regiment, assumed command Aug. 12, 2015. He successfully deployed the 3rd Cav. Regt. to Afghanistan from May 2016 through Feb. 2017. He will leave Fort Hood to be the executive officer to the United Nations Command/Combined Forces Command/United States Forces Korea commander.

Media interested in covering this event should RSVP with the 3rd Cav. Regt. Public Affairs office no later than 5 p.m. July 12 at 254-319-1493 or grace.m.geiger.mil@mail.mil.