75th Innovation Command's Mountain View Group establishes presence during first-ever change of command ceremony
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Sung S. Hong, outgoing commander, Mountain View Group, bids farewell to his Soldiers and distinguished guests during a change-of-command ceremony conducted Aug. 4 at the Army Forces Reserve Center in Mountain View, California. In his address, Hong, who immigrated to the U.S. from South Korea as a teenager, applauded the the group's adaptability during the coronavirus pandemic while developing effective programs and partnerships that supported the 75th Innovation Command's mission to drive operational innovation, concepts and capabilities to enhance the readiness and lethality of the Future Force. Mountain View Group specializes in innovation and technology scouting activities that support the Army modernization priorities and initiatives. Although the group comprises less than 30 Soldiers spread across five city teams from Denver to Silicon Valley, it has led more than 350 tech scouting discovery related events during fiscal year 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Lydia Main, Mountain View Battalion, 75th Innovation Command)