Brig. Gen. David Glaser, the U.S. Army Central chief of staff and commander of troops for the ceremony, leads the Color Guard and subordinate unit colors during the U.S. Army Central change of command held at Patton Park at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., Nov. 17, 2015. Lt. Gen. Michael X. Garrett, the incoming USARCENT commander, assumed command and control from Lt. Gen. James L. Terry

U.S. Army Central holds change of command

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. -- U.S. Army Central, a resident in Central Asia and the Middle East for more than 20 years, conducted a change of command ceremony here Nov. 17....READ MORE



Mission: U.S. Army Central shapes the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility through forward land power presence and security cooperation engagements in order to assure access, build partner capacity, and develop relationships; while simultaneously providing flexible options and strategic depth to the Combatant Commander and setting the conditions for improved regional security and stability.

Vision: U.S. Army Central is resourced, postured, and prepared to improve regional security and stability. Our unique combination of land power and Army support prevents confrontations from becoming conflicts, shapes the AOR through engagement with partners, and sets conditions to win.

Commanding General

Lt. Gen. Michael X. Garrett


DCG - Operations

Maj. Gen. William B. Hickman


DCG - Sustainment

Maj. Gen. Paul C. Hurley, Jr.


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