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4th Infantry Division welcomes new commander


Last updated 8/25/2021 at 10:17am

Woodlyne Escarne

Maj. Gen. Matthew McFarlane, outgoing commanding general of the 4th Infantry Division, receives the 4th Inf. Div. unit colors from 4th Inf. Div. Command Sgt. Maj. Adam Nash during the division change of command ceremony on Founders Field, Fort Carson, on Thursday, Aug. 19.

By Sgt. Matthew Marsilia

The 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson welcomed its new commander, Maj. Gen. David M. Hodne, during a change of command ceremony Aug. 19, 2021, at Founders Field, Fort Carson, Colorado.

Lt. Gen. Robert P. White, commanding general of III Corps and Fort Hood, presided over the event. During the ceremony, Maj. Gen. Matthew W. McFarlane transferred command of the 4th Inf. Div. and Fort Carson to Hodne.

"It is with great privilege and a personal honor to stand here before you on this historic day for the Ivy Division," White said. "Every single Soldier and their fami...

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