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SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 2014  02:28:32 AM

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Milley takes FORSCOM colors, Allyn becomes Army vice chief
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Gen. Mark Milley took charge of the Army’s largest command Friday as his predecessor, Gen. Daniel Allyn, relinquished the U.S. Army Forces Command colors and departed for duty in Washington, D.C., to be the 35th vice chief of staff of the Army. By accepting the colors bearing the distinctive blue, white and red disk that makes up the U.S. Army Forces Command insignia from Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, Milley became the 21st commanding general of FORSCOM. FORSCOM, which prepares conventional forces to provide a sustained flow of trained and ready land power to combatant commanders in defense of the nation at home and abroad, has direct authority over continental United States-based conventional units of the active Army, and training and readiness oversight of m...
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