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NIOC Sugar Grove Change of Command Ceremony


 NIOC Sugar Grove Change of Command Ceremony

NIOC Sugar Grove Holds Change of Command Ceremony

 By MC2(SW) Joel Carlson, NIOC Sugar Grove Public Affairs

 SUGAR GROVE, W.VA. (August 24, 2012) -- The crew of Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC), Sugar Grove, W.Va., carried out the installation’s change of command ceremony Aug. 24.

 Vice Adm. Michael Rogers, Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. Tenth Fleet, presided over the ceremony in which Commander William J. Kramer, Jr. relieved Commander Doug Schelb at an outdoors site on base.

“The transition of command between an incoming and an outgoing is about leadership and the continuation of responsibility,” said Rogers. “For the men and women of NIOC Sugar Grove, you are getting another great leader.”

During Schelb’s two-year tour at the 300-person command, he oversaw communications research and development for the Department of the Navy, the Department of Defense and other U.S. Government agencies.

“We have had the good fortune to live all over the world, but no other place has felt like home in the way that this place has.” said Schelb.

Medal to Schelb, who will continue his career at the Naval War College in Newport, R.I.

Kramer’s previous duty station was Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, where he graduated with a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies.

“Professionalism and dedication is obvious in everything that you do,” said Kramer to the NIOC Sugar Grove crew. “I truly look forward to leading and serving all of you.”

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Last Modified: 02 JAN 2013
Last Reviewed: 02 JAN 2013