75th Innovation Command's Mountain View Group establishes presence during first-ever change of command ceremony
During a change-of-command ceremony conducted Aug. 4 at the Army Forces Reserve Center in Mountain View, California, U.S. Army Lt. Col. Sung S. Hong (left), outgoing commander, Mountain View Battalion, 1st Group, 75th Innovation Command, receives the battalion's guidon from U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Ali Parviz (right), command sergeant major, Mountain View Battalion, 75th Innovation Command. Hong, who also serves as the deputy chief of patient care at Long Beach Veterans Healthcare System, served as Mountain View Group's first ever battalion commander from April 2020 to August 2022. Mountain View Group's mission focuses on 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, 75th Innovation Command)