• FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Col. Mark Ricchiazzi, a native of Buffalo, N.Y., takes command of 206th Army Liaison Detachment, 412th Theater Engineer Command, in a ceremony held here Oct. 13, 2012.

    Ricchiazzi takes helm of 206th Army Liaison Detachment

    FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Col. Mark Ricchiazzi, a native of Buffalo, N.Y., takes command of 206th Army Liaison Detachment, 412th Theater Engineer Command, in a ceremony held here Oct. 13, 2012.

  • FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Col. Mark Cook of Charlotte, N.C., relinquished command of 206th Army Liaison Detachment, 412th Theater Engineer Command, to Col. Mark Ricchiazzi, a native of Buffalo, N.Y., in a ceremony held here Oct. 13, 2012.

    Ricchiazzi takes helm of 206th Army Liaison Detachment

    FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Col. Mark Cook of Charlotte, N.C., relinquished command of 206th Army Liaison Detachment, 412th Theater Engineer Command, to Col. Mark Ricchiazzi, a native of Buffalo, N.Y., in a ceremony held here Oct. 13, 2012.

  • FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Maj. Gen. William Buckler, commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, presided over a change of command where Col. Mark Cook of Charlotte, N.C., relinquished command of 206th Army Liaison Detachment, to Col. Mark Ricchiazzi, a native of Buffalo, N.Y., in a ceremony held here Oct. 13, 2012.

    Ricchiazzi takes helm of 206th Army Liaison Detachment

    FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Maj. Gen. William Buckler, commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, presided over a change of command where Col. Mark Cook of Charlotte, N.C., relinquished command of 206th Army Liaison Detachment, to Col. Mark Ricchiazzi, a...

  • FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler, Jr., commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, presented Col. Mark Cook, outgoing commander of 206th Army Liaison Detachment, 412th Theater TEC, with the Meritorious Service Medal, for exceptional service and performance as ALD chief for the past three years in a ceremony held here, Oct. 13, 2012.

    Ricchiazzi takes helm of 206th Army Liaison Detachment

    FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler, Jr., commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, presented Col. Mark Cook, outgoing commander of 206th Army Liaison Detachment, 412th Theater TEC, with the Meritorious Service Medal, for exceptional...

  • FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Maj. Gen. William Buckler, Jr., commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, presents Pfc. Lindsey, intelligence analyst and native of Columbia, S.C., with the Army Achivement Award in support of Operation Key Resolve, during a ceremony held here Oct. 13, 2012.

    Ricchiazzi takes helm of 206th Army Liaison Detachment

    FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Maj. Gen. William Buckler, Jr., commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, presents Pfc. Lindsey, intelligence analyst and native of Columbia, S.C., with the Army Achivement Award in support of Operation Key Resolve, during a...

  • FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Maj. Gen. William Buckler, Jr., commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, presents Spc. Abid Mughal, Human Intelligence Collector and resident of Columbia, S.C., with the Army Achievement Medal and Letter of Commendation from Army Gen. Cho of the Republic of Korea, for his support in Operation Key Resolve, Oct. 13, 2012.

    Ricchiazzi takes helm of 206th Army Liaison Detachment

    FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Maj. Gen. William Buckler, Jr., commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, presents Spc. Abid Mughal, Human Intelligence Collector and resident of Columbia, S.C., with the Army Achievement Medal and Letter of Commendation from...

  • FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Maj. Gen. William Buckler, Jr., commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, presents Pfc. Lindsey Swicegood, Intelligence Analyst and native of Columbia, S.C., with the Army Achivement Medal for her support in Operation Key Resolve, Oct. 13, 2012.

    Ricchiazzi takes helm of 206th Army Liaison Detachment

    FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Maj. Gen. William Buckler, Jr., commander of 412th Theater Engineer Command, presents Pfc. Lindsey Swicegood, Intelligence Analyst and native of Columbia, S.C., with the Army Achivement Medal for her support in Operation Key...

FORT JACKSON, S.C.--Col. Mark Cook of Charlotte, N.C., relinquished command of 206th Army Liaison Detachment, 412th Theater Engineer Command, to Col. Mark Ricchiazzi, a native of Buffalo, N.Y., in a ceremony held here Oct. 13, 2012.

Maj. Gen. William M. Buckler, Jr., commander of 412th TEC, officiated the transfer of leadership and presented the outgoing commander with a Meritorious Service Medal for exceptional service and performance as ALD chief for the past three years.

Cook will move on to his next assignment as deputy commander of United States Army Corps of Engineer Trans-Atlantic Division in Winchester, Va.

Ricchiazzi, as new ALD chief, was promoted to the rank of colonel during the ceremony. Ricchiazzi recently returned from a three year deployment to Saudi Arabia where he served as a Security Assistance Advisor.

The Buffalo native has held numerous key operational assignments and has served four duty tours overseas. His most recent assignment was as the Modernization Planning Officer for the Office of the Program Manager --Facilities Security Forces, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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