Gen. Dennis L. Via's Promotion Ceremony and AMC Change of Command

By Staff Sgt. Teddy WadeAugust 9, 2012

U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General Army Materiel Command, stands next to Lt. Gen. Dennis L. Via during his promotion ceremony to the rank of General at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
1 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General Army Materiel Command, stands next to Lt. Gen. Dennis L. Via during his promotion ceremony to the rank of General at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, and Mrs. Linda Via promote Lt. Gen. Dennis L. Via to the rank of General during a ceremony at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
2 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, and Mrs. Linda Via promote Lt. Gen. Dennis L. Via to the rank of General during a ceremony at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, presents the 4-star General officer flag to Gen. Dennis L. Via during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 in Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
3 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, presents the 4-star General officer flag to Gen. Dennis L. Via during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 in Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, administers the Oath of Office to Gen. Dennis L. Via during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
4 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, administers the Oath of Office to Gen. Dennis L. Via during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, gives her remarks during Gen. Dennis L. Via promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 in Redstone Arsenal, Ala. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
5 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, Commanding General of Army Materiel Command, gives her remarks during Gen. Dennis L. Via promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 in Redstone Arsenal, Ala. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Gen. Dennis L. Via smiles during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
6 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Gen. Dennis L. Via smiles during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Gen. Dennis L. Via gives his remarks during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
7 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Gen. Dennis L. Via gives his remarks during his promotion ceremony August 7, 2012 at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via is the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III and wife Charlene attend Gen. Dennis L. Via promotion ceremony August 7, 2012, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via became the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
8 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III and wife Charlene attend Gen. Dennis L. Via promotion ceremony August 7, 2012, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via became the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno and wife Linda attend Gen. Dennis L. Via's promotion ceremony August 7, 2012, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via became the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
9 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno and wife Linda attend Gen. Dennis L. Via's promotion ceremony August 7, 2012, at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. Via became the first Army Signal Corps officer to achieve the rank of General. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Soldiers from the Army Materiel Command participate in a change of command ceremony between Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody and Gen. Dennis L. Via at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
10 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers from the Army Materiel Command participate in a change of command ceremony between Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody and Gen. Dennis L. Via at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, center, hosts the Army Materiel Command change of command ceremony between Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, right, and Gen. Dennis L. Via at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
11 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, center, hosts the Army Materiel Command change of command ceremony between Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, right, and Gen. Dennis L. Via at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, right, passes the Army Materiel Command colors to Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno during a change of command ceremony at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. Gen. Dennis Via, left, is the incoming commanding general. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
12 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, right, passes the Army Materiel Command colors to Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno during a change of command ceremony at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. Gen. Dennis Via, left, is the incoming commanding general. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, right, passes the Army Materiel Command colors to Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno during a change of command ceremony at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. Gen. Dennis Via, left, is the incoming commanding general. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
13 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, right, passes the Army Materiel Command colors to Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno during a change of command ceremony at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. Gen. Dennis Via, left, is the incoming commanding general. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno hosts the Army Materiel Command change of command between Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody and Gen. Dennis L. Via at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
14 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond T. Odierno hosts the Army Materiel Command change of command between Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody and Gen. Dennis L. Via at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody gives her remarks during the Army Materiel Command change of command at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released)
15 / 15 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody gives her remarks during the Army Materiel Command change of command at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., August 7, 2012. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade) VIEW ORIGINAL

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