181216-A-PO583-227
Maj. Gen. Scottie Carpenter, the Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Army Reserve Command, passes the colors to Maj. Gen. Mark W. Palzer during the 99th Readiness Division change of command ceremony, Dec. 16 at Doughboy Gym, on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. As commanding general of the 99th DIV(R), Palzer is responsible for administrative, logistics and facilities support to more than 42,000 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers across a region spanning the thirteen northeastern states. He also serves as the senior commander of Army Support Activity-Fort Dix and U.S. Army Base Fort Devens Training Facilities and Training Support in Massachusetts.