Greywolf hails one commander, farewells another

By Sgt. Sharla Lewis, 3rd BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div. June 25, 2012

FORT HOOD, Texas --Maj. Gen. Anthony Ierardi, commanding general of the 1st Cavalry Division, Col. Douglas Crissman, former commander 3rd Brigade Combat Team, and Col. David Lesperance, commander of the 3rd BCT, prepare to conduct a mounted troop inspection before transferring the brigade's colors at a change of command ceremony on Cooper Field June 21, 2012.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT HOOD, Texas --Maj. Gen. Anthony Ierardi, commanding general of the 1st Cavalry Division, Col. Douglas Crissman, former commander 3rd Brigade Combat Team, and Col. David Lesperance, commander of the 3rd BCT, prepare to conduct a mounted troop inspection before transferring the brigade's colors at a change of command ceremony on Cooper Field June 21, 2012. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Sharla Lewis, 3rd BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div.) VIEW ORIGINAL
FORT HOOD, Texas --Col. David Lesperance, commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, accepts the unit's colors and command of the brigade from the Division's Commander Maj. Gen. Anthony Ierardi at a change of command ceremony on Cooper Field June 21, 2012.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT HOOD, Texas --Col. David Lesperance, commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, accepts the unit's colors and command of the brigade from the Division's Commander Maj. Gen. Anthony Ierardi at a change of command ceremony on Cooper Field June 21, 2012. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Sharla Lewis, 3rd BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div.) VIEW ORIGINAL
FORT HOOD, Texas -- Col. Douglas Crissman and his (from left) son Garrett, wife Carolyn and daughter Haley, pose after a change of command ceremony on Cooper Field June 21, 2012, where Crissman relinquished command of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division to Col. David Lesperance.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT HOOD, Texas -- Col. Douglas Crissman and his (from left) son Garrett, wife Carolyn and daughter Haley, pose after a change of command ceremony on Cooper Field June 21, 2012, where Crissman relinquished command of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division to Col. David Lesperance. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Sharla Lewis, 3rd BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div.) VIEW ORIGINAL