First Army cases its colors, prepares for relocation
June 9, 2011
By Eric Connor
Lt. Gen. Michael Bednarek, First Army commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse Andrews Jr., First Army command sergeant major, secure the unit’s colors during a colors casing ceremony June 3 at Fort Gillem. The ceremony signifies First Army Headquarters relocation from Fort Gillem to Rock Island, Ill., this summer as a result of the 2005 BRAC Act.