Garrett To Take Command Of US Army Alaska

A new commander for U.S. Alaska has been selected.

Army officials say in a release that Maj. Gen. Michael X. Garrett will take command during a ceremony Thursday at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Garrett will replace Maj. Gen. Raymond P. Palumbo, who scheduled to be promoted and moved to the Pentagon.

Palumbo has been the commander of U.S. Army Alaska since July 2010.

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