• FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), smiles as his father, Lamar, and wife, Annette, tackle pinning lieutenant general rank on him during his promotion ceremony Sept. 4 at the historic Quadrangle. Immediately following the promotion, Wiggins assumed duties as commanding general, Army North, and senior commander for Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis.

    Pinning

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Maj. Gen. Perry Wiggins, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), smiles as his father, Lamar, and wife, Annette, tackle pinning lieutenant general rank on him during his promotion ceremony Sept. 4 at the...

  • FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins receives the U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) colors from Lt. Gen. William Caldwell IV as he assumes command while Command Sgt. Maj. Hu Rhodes looks on Sep. 4 during a change of command ceremony held in the historic Quadrangle. Wiggins previously served as the deputy commanding general for Army North and was promoted prior to the ceremony to the rank of lieutenant general then assumed duties as commanding general, Army North, and senior commander for Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis. Caldwell departs command of Fifth Army, the same command his father, Lt. Gen. (ret.) William Caldwell III, held before he retired in 1980, both in their 37th year of service. Rhodes is the senior enlisted leader for Army North, Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis.

    Taking command

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins receives the U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) colors from Lt. Gen. William Caldwell IV as he assumes command while Command Sgt. Maj. Hu Rhodes looks on Sep. 4 during a change of command ceremony held in the...

  • FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Lt. Gen. William Caldwell IV (left), Gen. Charles Jacoby Jr., and Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins salute the colors Sep. 4 during a change of command ceremony held in the historic Quadrangle. Caldwell departs command of Fifth Army, the same command his father, Lt. Gen. (ret.) William Caldwell III, held before he retired in 1980, both in their 37th year of service. Jacoby was the senior officer for the ceremony and is the commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command. Wiggins previously served as the deputy commanding general for U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) and was promoted prior to the ceremony to the rank of lieutenant general and then assumed duties as commanding general, Army North, and senior commander for Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis.

    NORTHCOM team

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Lt. Gen. William Caldwell IV (left), Gen. Charles Jacoby Jr., and Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins salute the colors Sep. 4 during a change of command ceremony held in the historic Quadrangle. Caldwell departs command of Fifth Army, the...

  • FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins, the newest commanding general for U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) and senior commander for Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis, gives a heartfelt speech during his change of command ceremony Sept. 4 in the historic Quadrangle.

    Speech

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins, the newest commanding general for U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) and senior commander for Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis, gives a heartfelt speech during his change of command ceremony Sept. 4 in the...

  • FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Annette Wiggins (left), wife of Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins, looks down the row at their family during a change of command ceremony Sept. 4 in the historic Quadrangle. Lt. Gen. Wiggins, who previously served as the deputy commanding general for U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), was promoted prior to the ceremony to the rank of lieutenant general and then assumed duties as commanding general, Army North, and senior commander for Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis.

    Wiggins family

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " Annette Wiggins (left), wife of Lt. Gen. Perry Wiggins, looks down the row at their family during a change of command ceremony Sept. 4 in the historic Quadrangle. Lt. Gen. Wiggins, who previously served as the deputy...

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