MT Army National Guard changes command

The Montana Army National Guard conducted a change of command ceremony on Saturday at Fort Harrison in Helena.

Brigadier General Robert Sparing relinquished command to Colonel Donald Emerson in front of military personnel, congressional representatives, and friends and family.

“Colonel Emerson brings an outstanding experience level with him. He’s a top notch professional officer and he’ll do an outstanding job,” General Sparing said.

Colonel Donald Emerson worked for General Sparing in many different positions throughout his military career.