Fort Knox getting new garrison commander this week

FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — A new garrison commander is being installed at Fort Knox this week.

Col. Stephen Aiton will replace Col. T.J. Edwards during a ceremony Friday at the post.

Aiton is a 25-year Army Adjutant General Corps officer and most recently served at Central Command in Tampa, Florida.

Edwards has been garrison commander since July 9, 2013. His next assignment will be as an executive officer at the Pentagon.

Command Sgt. Maj. Marcus Robinson, who is senior enlisted adviser of the Fort Knox garrison, will transfer responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Bobby Wooldridge during the same ceremony. Robinson is retiring after a 31-year Army career.


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