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New Commanding General of III Armored Corps takes over on Fort Hood

Lt. Gen. Sean Bernabe assumes the duties from Lt. Gen. Pat White.

FORT HOOD, Texas — U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Sean Bernabe took over as commander of III Armored Corps on Fort Hood Tuesday morning.

Lt. Gen. Pat White led the change of command ceremony at the III Armored Corps Headquarters Flagpole.

Bernabe served as the commander of the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss, according the Fort Hood Press Center. Bernabe was promoted to lieutenant general before the ceremony.

He also served as deputy commanding general of U.S. Army Europe.

Bernabe graduated in 1992 from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

According to the press center, this is his second time serving on Fort Hood. He commanded the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and on rotation to Korea, from 2014 to 2016.

White has been in command of the III Armored Corps since June of 2019, and during his tenure, he also served as the commander of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve from September 2019 to September 2020.

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