• U.S. Army Soldiers from U.S. Army Pacific subordinate units march during a change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski and Gen. Vicent Brooks in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. The ceremony was hosted by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    USARPAC Change of Command

    U.S. Army Soldiers from U.S. Army Pacific subordinate units march during a change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski and Gen. Vicent Brooks in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. The ceremony was hosted by Army Chief of Staff Gen...

  • U.S. Army Gen. Vincent Brooks gives his remarks as the incoming commanding General of U.S. Army Pacific during a change of command ceremony in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    USARPAC Change of Command

    U.S. Army Gen. Vincent Brooks gives his remarks as the incoming commanding General of U.S. Army Pacific during a change of command ceremony in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

  • U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski gives his final speech during the U.S. Army Pacific change of command ceremony in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. Weircinski, who served as the USARPAC commander since March 2011, is retiring after 34 years of service and plans to make Hawaii his home. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    USARPAC Change of Command

    U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski gives his final speech during the U.S. Army Pacific change of command ceremony in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. Weircinski, who served as the USARPAC commander since March 2011, is retiring after 34 years of...

  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno receives the Inouye Star from Irene Inouye, widow of the late Hawaiian Senator Daniel K. Inouye, during the U.S. Army Pacific change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski and Gen. Vicent Brooks in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. Senator Inouye was instrumental in the approval of USARPAC transition to a Four-Star General Command. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    USARPAC Change of Command

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno receives the Inouye Star from Irene Inouye, widow of the late Hawaiian Senator Daniel K. Inouye, during the U.S. Army Pacific change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski and Gen. Vicent...

  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno gives his remarks during the U.S. Army Pacific change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski and Gen. Vicent Brooks in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    USARPAC Change of Command

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno gives his remarks during the U.S. Army Pacific change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski and Gen. Vicent Brooks in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy...

  • Irene Inouye, widow of the late Hawaiian Senator Daniel K. Inouye, speaks during the U.S. Army Pacific change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski and Gen. Vicent Brooks in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. The ceremony was hosted by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    USARPAC Change of Command

    Irene Inouye, widow of the late Hawaiian Senator Daniel K. Inouye, speaks during the U.S. Army Pacific change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski and Gen. Vicent Brooks in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. The ceremony was hosted...

  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno receives the Inouye Star from Irene Inouye, widow of the late Hawaiian Senator Daniel K. Inouye, during the U.S. Army Pacific change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski and Gen. Vicent Brooks in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. Senator Inouye was instrumental in the approval of USARPAC transition to a Four-Star General Command. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    USARPAC Change of Command

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno receives the Inouye Star from Irene Inouye, widow of the late Hawaiian Senator Daniel K. Inouye, during the U.S. Army Pacific change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski and Gen. Vicent...

  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno hosts the U.S. Army Pacific change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski and Gen. Vicent Brooks in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    USARPAC Change of Command

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno hosts the U.S. Army Pacific change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski and Gen. Vicent Brooks in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

  • U.S. Army Gen. Vincent Brooks, incoming Commanding General of the U.S. Army Pacific, return the unit's colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Frank M. Leota during a change of command ceremony in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    USARPAC Change of Command

    U.S. Army Gen. Vincent Brooks, incoming Commanding General of the U.S. Army Pacific, return the unit's colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Frank M. Leota during a change of command ceremony in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt...

  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno passes the unit's colors to Gen. Vincent Brooks, incoming Commanding General of the U.S. Army Pacific, during a change of command ceremony in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    USARPAC Change of Command

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno passes the unit's colors to Gen. Vincent Brooks, incoming Commanding General of the U.S. Army Pacific, during a change of command ceremony in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy...

  • U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski, outgoing Commanding General of U.S. Army Pacific, passes the unit's colors to Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno during a change of command ceremony in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    USARPAC Change of Command

    U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski, outgoing Commanding General of U.S. Army Pacific, passes the unit's colors to Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno during a change of command ceremony in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by...

  • U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Frank M. Leota,right, the U.S. Army, Pacific Command Sergeant Major, passes the unit's colors to Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski during a change of command ceremony in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. The ceremony was hosted by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    USARPAC Change of Command

    U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Frank M. Leota,right, the U.S. Army, Pacific Command Sergeant Major, passes the unit's colors to Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski during a change of command ceremony in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. The ceremony was hosted...

  • U.S. Army Soldiers from U.S. Army Pacific subordinate units participate in a change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski and Gen. Vicent Brooks in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. The ceremony was hosted by Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    USARPAC Change of Command

    U.S. Army Soldiers from U.S. Army Pacific subordinate units participate in a change of command ceremony between Lt. Gen. Francis J. Wiercinski and Gen. Vicent Brooks in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. The ceremony was hosted by Army Chief of Staff Gen...

  • Senator Mazie Hirono meets Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno at the U.S. Army Pacific headquarters in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    USARPAC Change of Command

    Senator Mazie Hirono meets Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno at the U.S. Army Pacific headquarters in Fort Shafter, Hi. July 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

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