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Springer takes command of Garrison; Wortinger retires


Last updated 7/15/2020 at 12:51pm

Scott Prater

Col. Nathan R. Springer, right, incoming commander, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Carson, "accepts" the garrison colors from Command Sgt. Maj. Kenyatta L. Mack, left, senior enlisted leader, and Col. Brian K. Wortinger, center, outgoing commander, during a change of command ceremony at 4th Infantry Division Headquarters July 8. The ceremony was conducted following COVID-19 guidelines on social distancing.

Courtesy of the Fort Carson Mountaineer

By Scott Prater, Mountaineer staff

Fort Carson welcomed incoming U.S. Army Garrison Commander Col. Nate Springer during a change of command ceremony at 4th Infantry Division Headquarters, July 8.

Due to the post's COVID-19 posture, Col. Brian K. Wortinger relinquished command authority to Springer during a small symbolic ceremony that featured elements of the 4th Infantry Division band and a purposely limited audience of special staff officers, friends and Family members.

Brenda Lee McCullough, director, U.S. Army Installation Management Command (IMCO...

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