The Indiana National Guard held a change of command ceremony was held Saturday, May 30, at the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis.
Long-time Major General Martin Umbarger officially retired after serving 45 years in the military. He passed the reins of the Guard to the new top commander, Brigadier General Courtney Carr.
During the ceremony, Carr thanked Umbarger for his service and Governor Mike Pence for the honor of serving the state.
“I’m excited to lead this great organization and I’m confident that we stand ready to answer your call to support our fellow Hoosiers and to answer our nation’s call when needed,” stated Carr.
Carr joined the Army in 1983 and has been leading Indiana National Guard units since 1991.
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