• FORT BRAGG, N.C. (March 15, 2013) - Gen. David M. Rodriguez addresses the Soldiers, family and friends attending today's ceremony in which he relinquished command of U.S. Army Forces Command. Rodriguez has been the FORSCOM commanding general since Sept. 2011. Rodriguez has been nominated and confirmed to be the next commanding general of U.S. Africa Command headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany. Photo by Bob Harrison, FORSCOM Public Affairs.

    Rodriguez relinquishes FORSCOM colors

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (March 15, 2013) - Gen. David M. Rodriguez addresses the Soldiers, family and friends attending today's ceremony in which he relinquished command of U.S. Army Forces Command. Rodriguez has been the FORSCOM commanding general since...

  • Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), passes the command's colors to Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, during a March 15, 2013, relinquishment of command ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C. Rodriquez departs FORSCOM to become the Commanding General, U.S. Africa Command. Looking on is Lt. Gen. William B. Garrett III, the command's deputy commanding general, who will assume duties as acting commander until Rodriguez' successor is named. With more than 820,000 Soldiers, FORSCOM is the Army's largest command. (U.S. Army photo by Jim Hinnant, FORSCOM Public Affairs)

    Rodriguez relinquishes FORSCOM colors

    Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), passes the command's colors to Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, during a March 15, 2013, relinquishment of command ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C. Rodriquez...

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Darrin J. Bohn, the U.S. Army Forces Command senior noncommissioned officer, hands the FORSCOM colors to Gen. David M. Rodriguez, the outgoing FORSCOM Commanding General, during a ceremony March 15, 2013 on Fort Bragg, N.C. Photo by Bob Harrison, FORSCOM Public Affairs.

    Rodriguez relinquishes FORSCOM colors

    Command Sgt. Maj. Darrin J. Bohn, the U.S. Army Forces Command senior noncommissioned officer, hands the FORSCOM colors to Gen. David M. Rodriguez, the outgoing FORSCOM Commanding General, during a ceremony March 15, 2013 on Fort Bragg, N.C. Photo by...

  • Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, passes the U.S. Army Forces Command colors to Lt. Gen. William B. Garrett, deputy commanding general and acting commander of FORSCOM, during a ceremony March 15 on Fort Bragg, N.C. Relinquishing command of FORSCOM was Gen. David M. Rodriguez, who will leave Fort Bragg to take command of the U.S. Africa Command based out of Stuttgart, Germany. (U.S. Army photo by Dave Chace, FORSCOM Public Affairs Office)

    Rodriguez relinquishes FORSCOM colors

    Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, passes the U.S. Army Forces Command colors to Lt. Gen. William B. Garrett, deputy commanding general and acting commander of FORSCOM, during a ceremony March 15 on Fort Bragg, N.C. Relinquishing...

  • FORT BRAGG, N.C. (March 15, 2013) - Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Army chief of staff, congratulates Gen. David M. Rodriguez for his success and accomplishments as the commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command during the ceremony here today. Rodriguez has been the commander of FORSCOM since Sept. 2011. Rodriguez has been nominated and confirmed to be the next commanding general of U.S. Africa Command headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany. Photo by Bob Harrison, FORSCOM Public Affairs.

    Rodriguez relinquishes FORSCOM colors

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (March 15, 2013) - Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, Army chief of staff, congratulates Gen. David M. Rodriguez for his success and accomplishments as the commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command during the ceremony here today. Rodriguez...

  • Lt. Gen. William B. Garrett III, accepts the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) colors from Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, during a March 15, 2013, relinquishment of command ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C. Looking on is Gen. David M. Rodriguez, former FORSCOM commanding general, who is departing for duty as Commanding General, U.S. Africa Command. Garrett will serve as FORSCOM's acting commander until Rodriguez' successor is named. With more than 820,000 Soldiers, FORSCOM is the Army's largest command. (U.S. Army photo by Jim Hinnant, FORSCOM Public Affairs)

    Rodriguez relinquishes FORSCOM colors

    Lt. Gen. William B. Garrett III, accepts the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) colors from Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, during a March 15, 2013, relinquishment of command ceremony at Fort Bragg, N.C. Looking on is Gen. David M...

  • Soldiers assigned to B Battery, 2nd Bn., 321st Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, perform a salute in honor of Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, during a U.S. Army Forces Command Relinquishment of Command ceremony March 15, 2013 on Fort Bragg, N.C. Photo by Bob Harrison, FORSCOM Public Affairs.

    Rodriguez relinquishes FORSCOM colors

    Soldiers assigned to B Battery, 2nd Bn., 321st Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, perform a salute in honor of Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, during a U.S. Army Forces Command Relinquishment of Command ceremony March 15, 2013 on...

  • Gen. Raymond T. Odierno (center), U.S. Army Chief of Staff, salutes the United States colors at the conclusion of a U.S. Army Forces Command relinquishment-of-command ceremony March 15 on Fort Bragg, N.C., where Gen. David M. Rodriguez handed command of the unit to its acting commander, Lt. Gen. William B. Garrett. (U.S. Army photo by Dave Chace, FORSCOM Public Affairs Office)

    Rodriguez relinquishes FORSCOM colors

    Gen. Raymond T. Odierno (center), U.S. Army Chief of Staff, salutes the United States colors at the conclusion of a U.S. Army Forces Command relinquishment-of-command ceremony March 15 on Fort Bragg, N.C., where Gen. David M. Rodriguez handed command...

  • Gen. David M. Rodriguez and his wife, Ginny Rodriguez, stand before U.S. Army Forces Command personnel and guests during a relinquishment-of-command ceremony March 15 on Fort Bragg, N.C. Both were recognized by the U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, for their service and dedication during Gen. Rodriguez's assignment as the FORSCOM Commanding General. Rodriguez, who passed the FORSCOM colors to its acting commander, Lt. Gen. William B. Garrett, will next report to Stuttgart, Germany where he will command U.S. Africa Command. (U.S. Army photo by Dave Chace, FORSCOM Public Affairs Office)

    Rodriguez relinquishes FORSCOM colors

    Gen. David M. Rodriguez and his wife, Ginny Rodriguez, stand before U.S. Army Forces Command personnel and guests during a relinquishment-of-command ceremony March 15 on Fort Bragg, N.C. Both were recognized by the U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen...

  • U.S. Army Forces Command guests (left) and the U.S. Army Ground Forces Band gather outside Marshall Hall on Fort Bragg, N.C. to attend a FORSCOM relinquishment of command ceremony March 15, 2013, where Gen. David M. Rodriguez passed the command's colors to its acting commander, Lt. Gen. William B. Garrett III. Rodriguez will next move to Stuttgart, Germany, where he will command the U.S. Africa Command. Photo by Bob Harrison, FORSCOM Public Affairs.

    Rodriguez relinquishes FORSCOM colors

    U.S. Army Forces Command guests (left) and the U.S. Army Ground Forces Band gather outside Marshall Hall on Fort Bragg, N.C. to attend a FORSCOM relinquishment of command ceremony March 15, 2013, where Gen. David M. Rodriguez passed the command's...

The U.S. Army Forces Command held a relinquishment of command ceremony March 15 on Fort Bragg, N.C., where Gen. David M. Rodriguez relinquished command to Lt. Gen. William B. Garrett III, the FORSCOM Deputy Commanding General and acting commander until Rodriguez' successor is named.

Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, hosted and spoke during the ceremony, highlighting the service and dedication of Rodriguez and his Family.

Rodriguez will soon assume command of the U.S. Africa Command, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

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