White House Transportation Agency new commander takes charge
Maj. William C. Arnold receives the company flag from Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington after assuming command of the White House Transportation Agency on June 7, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

The White House Transportation Agency has a new commanding officer. Maj. William C. Arnold replaced Lt. Col. Richard L. Michaels during a ceremony held in Washington, D.C., June 7, 2013.

"I am very honored to serve as commander for a unit with deep historical roots in providing support to the President of The United States," said Maj. William C. Arnold. "I am excited to lead such superior NCOs that embody the creed of ' No one is more professional than I.' This is truly a dream job for me!"

The White House Transportation Agency is a subordinate command of the U.S. Army Military District of Washington and provides transportation services to the First Family, White House staff, and official visitors of the First Family in the National Capital Region. WHTA also provides support for Presidential Motorcades.

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