California-based Army Reserve medical brigade gains new commander
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey B. McCarter, deputy commanding general of Army Reserve Medical Command, left, passes the unit colors of the Western Medical Area Readiness Support Group to Col. Renn Polk, right, incoming commander, during the brigade's change of command ceremony at Camp Parks, Calif., Oct. 23, 2021. Western MARSG is responsible for providing command and control for more than 2,200 Soldiers assigned to medical backfill battalions, medical support units, troop medical clinics, blood detachments and veterinary detachments located throughout the Western United States. (U.S. Army photo by James C. O'Donnell, Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area public affairs).