Photo Credit: Sgt. Kim Browne, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs
FORT HOOD, Texas - Brig. Gen. Laura Richardson, deputy commanding general of support for the 1st Cavalry Division, claps to the playing of "Garry Owen" during a Patch Ceremony, July 5, 2012, on Cooper Field at Fort Hood, Texas. This Patch Ceremony farewelled Command Sgt. Maj. Isaia Vimoto, former division command sergeant major, and recognized the division's changing of deputy commanding general of support from Brig. Gen. James Richardson to Brig. Gen. Laura Richardson. With taking this position, Brig. Gen. Laura Richardson is making a first in the history of the Army by being the first female deputy commanding general of a maneuver division.