Tate assumes command of 'Wings of Lightning'

By Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. | 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public AffairsOctober 22, 2010

Major Brian Watkins, executive officer and Commander of Troops, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, and the official party salute the Colors during the customary pass in review during the "Wings of Lightning" Brigade's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 21. Major General Bernard S. Champoux, commander, 25th Infantry Division, served as the reviewing officer as Col. Mike Lundy relinquished command to Col. Frank Tate.

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1 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Major Brian Watkins, executive officer and Commander of Troops, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, and the official party salute the Colors during the customary pass in review during the "Wings of Lightning" Brigade's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 21. Major General Bernard S. Champoux, commander, 25th Infantry Division, served as the reviewing officer as Col. Mike Lundy relinquished command to Col. Frank Tate. (Photo by: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Major General Bernard S. Champoux, commander, 25th Infantry Division (ID), and Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Leota, command sergeant major, 25th ID, present Pamela Lundy, wife of Col. Mike Lundy, outgoing commander, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), the Outstanding Civilian Service Award prior to the 25th CAB's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 21. Lundy relinquished command to Col. Frank Tate during the ceremony.

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2 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Major General Bernard S. Champoux, commander, 25th Infantry Division (ID), and Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Leota, command sergeant major, 25th ID, present Pamela Lundy, wife of Col. Mike Lundy, outgoing commander, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), the Outstanding Civilian Service Award prior to the 25th CAB's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 21. Lundy relinquished command to Col. Frank Tate during the ceremony. (Photo by: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Colonel Frank Tate, commander, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, addresses the "Wings of Lightning" Brigade for the first time during the brigade's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 21. Tate assumed command from Col. Mike Lundy during the ceremony.

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3 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Colonel Frank Tate, commander, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, addresses the "Wings of Lightning" Brigade for the first time during the brigade's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 21. Tate assumed command from Col. Mike Lundy during the ceremony. (Photo by: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Command Sgt. Maj. Jesus Ruiz, command sergeant major, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), prepares to position the brigade's Colors prior to the "Wings of Lightning" Brigade's change of command. Colonel Frank Tate assumed command from Col. Mike Lundy during the ceremony.

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4 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Command Sgt. Maj. Jesus Ruiz, command sergeant major, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), prepares to position the brigade's Colors prior to the "Wings of Lightning" Brigade's change of command. Colonel Frank Tate assumed command from Col. Mike Lundy during the ceremony. (Photo by: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Battalion and squadron commanders, their guidons, and the Colors of the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), stand at attention prior to the National Anthem during the brigade's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 21. Colonel Frank Tate assumed command of the "Wings of Lightning" Brigade from Col. Mike Lundy during the ceremony.
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5 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Battalion and squadron commanders, their guidons, and the Colors of the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), stand at attention prior to the National Anthem during the brigade's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 21. Colonel Frank Tate assumed command of the "Wings of Lightning" Brigade from Col. Mike Lundy during the ceremony. (Photo by: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Major Brian Watkins, executive officer and Commander of Troops, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, salutes Maj. Gen. Bernard S. Champoux (center), commander, 25th Infantry Division, Col. Mike Lundy (right), outgoing commander, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), and Col. Frank Tate, incoming commander, before presenting the command during the "Wings of Lightning" Brigade's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 21. Lundy relinquished command to Col. Frank Tate during the ceremony.
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6 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Major Brian Watkins, executive officer and Commander of Troops, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, salutes Maj. Gen. Bernard S. Champoux (center), commander, 25th Infantry Division, Col. Mike Lundy (right), outgoing commander, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), and Col. Frank Tate, incoming commander, before presenting the command during the "Wings of Lightning" Brigade's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 21. Lundy relinquished command to Col. Frank Tate during the ceremony. (Photo by: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Colonel Frank Tate (center), incoming commander, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), passes the brigade Colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Jesus Ruiz during the "Wings of Lightning" Brigade's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 21. Tate assumed command from Col. Mike Lundy during the ceremony.

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7 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Colonel Frank Tate (center), incoming commander, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), passes the brigade Colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Jesus Ruiz during the "Wings of Lightning" Brigade's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 21. Tate assumed command from Col. Mike Lundy during the ceremony. (Photo by: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Colonel Mike Lundy (center), outgoing commander, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, passes the brigade Colors to Maj. Gen. Bernard S. Champoux, commander, 25th Infantry Division, during the "Wings of Lightning" Brigade's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 21. Lundy relinquished to Col. Frank Tate during the ceremony.

(Photo by: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr.  25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs)
8 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Colonel Mike Lundy (center), outgoing commander, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, passes the brigade Colors to Maj. Gen. Bernard S. Champoux, commander, 25th Infantry Division, during the "Wings of Lightning" Brigade's change of command on Sills Field at Schofield Barracks, Oct. 21. Lundy relinquished to Col. Frank Tate during the ceremony. (Photo by: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL