CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- The Army Field Support Battalion -- Kuwait, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, welcomed its new leader during a change of command ceremony here, July 2.

Lt. Col. Marc Staats, outgoing AFSBn-KU commander, passed the battalion colors to Col. James D. Kinkade, 402nd AFSB commander. Kinkade then passed the colors to the incoming battalion commander, Lt. Col. Earl Schonberg Jr.

Schonberg comes to AFSBn-KU from the Defense Logistic Agency at Ft. Belvoir, Va. His logistics and tactical experience will be instrumental in leading the battalion with its strategic mission.

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