CAMP DODGE: Change Of Command

Posted on: 9:00 am, September 5, 2013, by

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A change of command is headed for the Iowa National Guard.

Colonel Damian Donahoe will be taking over command of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team on Friday evening.

The 3,300-member brigade is headquartered in Boone but has units all over Iowa, from Fort Dodge to Waterloo.

Colonel Donahoe will be taking command from Col. Michael Amundson.  Amundson has commanded since 2012 but was selected as the Chief of Staff for the Iowa National Guard.

The changing of command ceremony will be held at Camp Dodge at 6 p.m. on September 6.

The public is welcome to attend but will need to arrive by 5:30 p.m. and have photo ID with them to enter Camp Dodge.