Col. David C. Woodruff Jr. is the new commander of the 181st Multi-Functional Training Brigade.

During a change of command ceremony June 28 at Fort McCoy's Commemorative Area, Woodruff assumed command from Col. James M. "Brooks" Schultze, who had previously taken command July 28, 2017.

Maj. Gen. Erik C. Peterson, commanding general of 1st Army Division West at Fort Hood, Texas, was the presiding officer for the ceremony.

The 181st MFTB, a tenant organization at Fort McCoy, partners with Army Reserve and Army National Guard units to advise, assist, and train Army formations throughout their complete sustainable readiness model cycle to achieve collective training readiness in support of worldwide requirements.

Located in the heart of the upper Midwest, Fort McCoy is the only U.S. Army installation in Wisconsin.

The installation has provided support and facilities for the field and classroom training of more than 100,000 military personnel from all services each year since 1984.

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(Article prepared by the 181st Multi-Functional Training Brigade.)