FORT LEE, Va. -- The Combined Arms Support Command welcomed Chief Warrant Officer 5 Robert P. Harman as the new senior warrant officer during a May 20 ceremony. Harman comes to the command from Fort Rucker, Ala., where he served as a ground maintenance instructor/writer with the 145th Aviation Battalion there.

The Command Chief Warrant Officer advises the commanding general on all matters pertaining to training and leader development of sustainment warrant officers.

"After interviewing multiple candidates and looking at the top Chief Warrant Officer 5s, we found what I believe to be an outstanding Command Chief Warrant Officer," said Maj. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, CASCOM and Fort Lee commanding general. "One look at Harman's bio will tell you he has all the right credentials to assume this position of responsibility."

Harman's awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit Medal; Bronze Star Medal (2nd award); Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Meritorious Service Medal (2nd award); Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal (3rd award); Army Achievement Medal (7th award); NATO Medal (2nd award) and various other awards.

The Shreveport, La., native replaced Chief Warrant Officer 5 Randy W. Johnson, who will be reporting to the U.S. Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.