Fort Detrick To Hold Change Of Command Ceremony Thursday

Col. Nunnally will relinquish command of the US Army Garrison to Col. Bryant.












Fort Detrick, Md (KM) A change of command ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, July 15th at Fort Detrick.  Colonel Dexter Nunnally will be relinquishing command of the US Army Garrison to Colonel Danford Bryant. Colonel Nunnally has held that post for two years.

According to Fort Detrick, Colonel Bryant came into the Army as as Distinguished Military  Graduate of the Texas State University ROTC program. He was first assigned as a Chemical Officer  in  1998 to the 7th Chemical Company (Biological Detection) at Fort Polk in Louisiana.

He was also deployed to Ramadi, Iraq form 2003-2004 for Operation Iraqi Freedom. After graduating form the Civil Affairs Qualification Course in 2006, he was assigned to the 96th Civil Affairs Battalion Qualification, where he was deployed to the Republic of Chad in  supporting Enduring Freedom–Trans Sahara from 2007-20088.

Before joining the Army, Colonel Bryant enlisted in the Navy from 1988-1993 as as Sonar Technician, and Search and Rescue Specialist.

The ceremony will take place at 10:30 AM at the post’s auditorium at 1520 Freedman Drive.



By Kevin McManus