FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (July 12, 2018) — The U.S. Marine Corps Detachment at Fort Leonard Wood will hold a change-of-command ceremony at 9 a.m. July 13 on Gammon Field.

Col. George Markert, will transfer responsibilities for the unit to Col. Ralph Rizzo.

Rizzo comes to Fort Leonard Wood from his most recent assignment with Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, where he served as director of Logistics.

Markert heads to U.S. Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida.