Command change at USASAC

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Major General Mark McDonald takes over command of US Army Security Assistance Command at Redstone Arsenal

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A command change ceremony took place at Redstone Arsenal Tuesday, with Major General Mark McDonald assuming responsibility for the US Army Security Assistance Command (USASAC). USASAC works with nearly 150 partner countries around the world facilitating military equipment sales, training foreign soldiers and providing humanitarian support.

Major General McDonald replaces Major General Frank D. “Del” Turner III who has retired as commanding general of USASAC. McDonald’s most recent assignment was as Commanding General of the Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill in Oklahoma.