FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Brig. Gen. John "J.T." Thomson, deputy commanding general for support, 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, receives the first round fired by the salute battery during his promotion ceremony at Founders Field, June 27, 2013. Thomson has been serving as the deputy commanding general since arriving to Fort Carson in April of this year. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, U.S. Army chief of staff, presided over Thomson's promotion.