ADA ONLINE | JULY 2013
IN THIS ISSUE

MEET ADA’S NEWEST GENERAL
Fort Sill, Okla. – On 3 July 2013, amid a crowd of family, friends, dignitaries and well wishers, Col. Donald G. Fryc was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General on the Old Post Quadrangle Parade Field. In his opening remarks, Fort Sill Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Mark McDonald, praised Fryc’s tenacity and initiative during his military career, and said he could not think...Read More »

THE SOLDIER BEHIND THE UNIFORM
Army Week allows Soldiers to interact with one another outside of the conventional workspace. The informal atmosphere affords leaders the opportunity to better know their Soldiers on a more personal level. What are their likes and dislikes? How did they end up where they are now? What are their hobbies, passions, and motivations? Utilizing recreational functions such as...Read More »

CHANGE OF COMMAND MARKS NEW CHAPTER IN DRAGON BRIGADE HISTORY
OSAN AIR BASE – The 35th Air Defense Artillery (ADA) Brigade said ‘good-bye’ to one commander and welcomed another to the Dragon Brigade's home on Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea (ROK). Col. Eric Sanchez, the outgoing commander of the 35th ADA Brigade, relinquished command to Col. Thomas Nguyen, the incoming commander, during a change of command ceremony...Read More »

KOREA’S NEWEST ADA BRIGADE COMMANDER MAKES FIRST IMPRESSION
SUWON AIR BASE, Republic of Korea – The newest Commander of the 35th Air Defense Artillery (ADA) Brigade, Col. Thomas Nguyen, introduced himself to the Soldiers of the 6th Battalion, 52nd ADA (6-52 ADA), and shared his expectations of the Iron Horse Battalion with them during his site visit on 17 July 2013. “My job is to ensure our readiness on all dimensions...Read More »