'Minuteman Brigade' commander passes standard - minutemanTX
In this image released by the Texas Military Forces, Soldiers and Airmen with Joint Task Force 71 participate in a change of command ceremony in Bryan, Texas, Friday, October 14, 2011. JTF-71 recently completed a National Guard Bureau evaluation for certification as the Homeland Response Force for FEMA Region VI. Outgoing commander, Col. Bill Hall, transferred command to Col. Lee Schnell, his chief of staff for the last twelve months. (Photo/100th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Army National Guard SPC Andrew Oeffinger)

In this image released by the Texas Military Forces, Soldiers and Airmen with Joint Task Force 71 participate in a change of command ceremony in Bryan, Texas, Friday, October 14, 2011. JTF-71 recently completed a National Guard Bureau evaluation for certification as the Homeland Response Force for FEMA Region VI. Outgoing commander, Col. Bill Hall, transferred command to Col. Lee Schnell, his chief of staff for the last twelve months. (Photo/100th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Army National Guard SPC Andrew Oeffinger)

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