New commander for U.S. Army Alaska

By David Bedard (Fort Richardson, Alaska PAO)September 11, 2009

FORT RICHARDSON, Alaska - U.S. Army, Pacific Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon passes the U.S. Army Alaska colors to Maj. Gen. William J. Troy during an assumption of command ceremony here Sept. 11. Before becoming the 34th commander of U.S. Army Alaska, Troy served as vice director for Force Structure, Resources, and Assessment, J-8, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. He also was the deputy commanding general of I Corps and Fort Lewis at Fort Lewis, Wash., from July 2006 to July 2007.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT RICHARDSON, Alaska - U.S. Army, Pacific Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon passes the U.S. Army Alaska colors to Maj. Gen. William J. Troy during an assumption of command ceremony here Sept. 11. Before becoming the 34th commander of U.S. Army Alaska, Troy served as vice director for Force Structure, Resources, and Assessment, J-8, The Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. He also was the deputy commanding general of I Corps and Fort Lewis at Fort Lewis, Wash., from July 2006 to July 2007. (Photo Credit: David Bedard (Fort Richardson, Alaska PAO)) VIEW ORIGINAL