WIESBADEN, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe welcomes Maj. Gen. Christopher G. Cavoli as the commanding general during an assumption of command ceremony on Clay Kaserne Jan. 18, at 10 a.m.

Prior to the ceremony, Cavoli will be promoted to Lieutenant General in a private event.

Following the assumption of command ceremony, there will be a 15 minute press availability with the new commanding general.

Media interested in attending the assumption of command ceremony and the press event must submit the provided Media Event Registration form to usarmyeurope.contact@mail.mil by 12 p.m., Jan. 11, and arrive at the Clay Kaserne Visitors Center by 9 a.m., Jan. 18.

For questions or more information, contact U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs at usarmyeurope.contact@mail.mil.

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