Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch, commanding general of Installation Management Command, his wife, Mrs. Sarah Lynch, Command Sgt. Maj. Neil Ciotola, and his wife, Mrs. Beth Ciotola represented IMCOM at the Investiture of King Antonio Saturday evening, April 9th.
Every year during Fiesta, King Antonio is chosen from the ranks of the Texas Cavaliers, a patriotic and civic organization, and his public investiture takes place at the sunset in front of the Alamo Saturday evening. Since 1927, this ceremony marks the reign of the new king and honors the memory of the courageous defenders of the Alamo. During his reign throughout the year, King Antonio visits schools, hospitals, nursing homes, businesses and other groups throughout the community.