Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony
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Lt. Col. Randall Cudworth assumed command of the Virginia National Guard’s Fairfax-based Data Processing Unit from Lt. Col. Adam Volant in a change of command ceremony held Aug. 21 at Fort Belvoir. Col. Edward Morgan, commander of the Information Operations Support Center, presided over the guidon exchange that signified the change of command. Col. Walt Mercer, commander of the 91st Troop Command, presented Volant with the Meritorious Service Medal in recognition of his outstanding service as the DPU commander, and Brig. Gen. William R. Phillips, II, Virginia National Guard Land Component Commander, presented Volant a framed guidon on behalf of the DPU’s officers, NCOs and Soldiers. The mission of the DPU has dramatically changed over the past 25 years since it was established to provide data processing support to the National Guard Bureau Computer Center in 1985. The unit has approximately 160 Soldiers that conduct a variety of missions including information operations support, web risk assessment, cyber security and computer network defense. (Photo by Cotton Puryear, Virginia Department of Military Affairs)

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony
Virginia Network
Image by Virginia Guard Public Affairs
Lt. Col. Randall Cudworth assumed command of the Virginia National Guard’s Fairfax-based Data Processing Unit from Lt. Col. Adam Volant in a change of command ceremony held Aug. 21 at Fort Belvoir. Col. Edward Morgan, commander of the Information Operations Support Center, presided over the guidon exchange that signified the change of command. Col. Walt Mercer, commander of the 91st Troop Command, presented Volant with the Meritorious Service Medal in recognition of his outstanding service as the DPU commander, and Brig. Gen. William R. Phillips, II, Virginia National Guard Land Component Commander, presented Volant a framed guidon on behalf of the DPU’s officers, NCOs and Soldiers. The mission of the DPU has dramatically changed over the past 25 years since it was established to provide data processing support to the National Guard Bureau Computer Center in 1985. The unit has approximately 160 Soldiers that conduct a variety of missions including information operations support, web risk assessment, cyber security and computer network defense. (Photo by Cotton Puryear, Virginia Department of Military Affairs)

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony
Virginia Network
Image by Virginia Guard Public Affairs
Lt. Col. Randall Cudworth assumed command of the Virginia National Guard’s Fairfax-based Data Processing Unit from Lt. Col. Adam Volant in a change of command ceremony held Aug. 21 at Fort Belvoir. Col. Edward Morgan, commander of the Information Operations Support Center, presided over the guidon exchange that signified the change of command. Col. Walt Mercer, commander of the 91st Troop Command, presented Volant with the Meritorious Service Medal in recognition of his outstanding service as the DPU commander, and Brig. Gen. William R. Phillips, II, Virginia National Guard Land Component Commander, presented Volant a framed guidon on behalf of the DPU’s officers, NCOs and Soldiers. The mission of the DPU has dramatically changed over the past 25 years since it was established to provide data processing support to the National Guard Bureau Computer Center in 1985. The unit has approximately 160 Soldiers that conduct a variety of missions including information operations support, web risk assessment, cyber security and computer network defense. (Photo by Cotton Puryear, Virginia Department of Military Affairs)

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony
Virginia Network
Image by Virginia Guard Public Affairs
Lt. Col. Randall Cudworth assumed command of the Virginia National Guard’s Fairfax-based Data Processing Unit from Lt. Col. Adam Volant in a change of command ceremony held Aug. 21 at Fort Belvoir. Col. Edward Morgan, commander of the Information Operations Support Center, presided over the guidon exchange that signified the change of command. Col. Walt Mercer, commander of the 91st Troop Command, presented Volant with the Meritorious Service Medal in recognition of his outstanding service as the DPU commander, and Brig. Gen. William R. Phillips, II, Virginia National Guard Land Component Commander, presented Volant a framed guidon on behalf of the DPU’s officers, NCOs and Soldiers. The mission of the DPU has dramatically changed over the past 25 years since it was established to provide data processing support to the National Guard Bureau Computer Center in 1985. The unit has approximately 160 Soldiers that conduct a variety of missions including information operations support, web risk assessment, cyber security and computer network defense. (Photo by Cotton Puryear, Virginia Department of Military Affairs)

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony
Virginia Network
Image by Virginia Guard Public Affairs
Lt. Col. Randall Cudworth assumed command of the Virginia National Guard’s Fairfax-based Data Processing Unit from Lt. Col. Adam Volant in a change of command ceremony held Aug. 21 at Fort Belvoir. Col. Edward Morgan, commander of the Information Operations Support Center, presided over the guidon exchange that signified the change of command. Col. Walt Mercer, commander of the 91st Troop Command, presented Volant with the Meritorious Service Medal in recognition of his outstanding service as the DPU commander, and Brig. Gen. William R. Phillips, II, Virginia National Guard Land Component Commander, presented Volant a framed guidon on behalf of the DPU’s officers, NCOs and Soldiers. The mission of the DPU has dramatically changed over the past 25 years since it was established to provide data processing support to the National Guard Bureau Computer Center in 1985. The unit has approximately 160 Soldiers that conduct a variety of missions including information operations support, web risk assessment, cyber security and computer network defense. (Photo by Cotton Puryear, Virginia Department of Military Affairs)

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony
Virginia Network
Image by Virginia Guard Public Affairs
Lt. Col. Randall Cudworth assumed command of the Virginia National Guard’s Fairfax-based Data Processing Unit from Lt. Col. Adam Volant in a change of command ceremony held Aug. 21 at Fort Belvoir. Col. Edward Morgan, commander of the Information Operations Support Center, presided over the guidon exchange that signified the change of command. Col. Walt Mercer, commander of the 91st Troop Command, presented Volant with the Meritorious Service Medal in recognition of his outstanding service as the DPU commander, and Brig. Gen. William R. Phillips, II, Virginia National Guard Land Component Commander, presented Volant a framed guidon on behalf of the DPU’s officers, NCOs and Soldiers. The mission of the DPU has dramatically changed over the past 25 years since it was established to provide data processing support to the National Guard Bureau Computer Center in 1985. The unit has approximately 160 Soldiers that conduct a variety of missions including information operations support, web risk assessment, cyber security and computer network defense. (Photo by Cotton Puryear, Virginia Department of Military Affairs)

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony
Virginia Network
Image by Virginia Guard Public Affairs
Lt. Col. Randall Cudworth assumed command of the Virginia National Guard’s Fairfax-based Data Processing Unit from Lt. Col. Adam Volant in a change of command ceremony held Aug. 21 at Fort Belvoir. Col. Edward Morgan, commander of the Information Operations Support Center, presided over the guidon exchange that signified the change of command. Col. Walt Mercer, commander of the 91st Troop Command, presented Volant with the Meritorious Service Medal in recognition of his outstanding service as the DPU commander, and Brig. Gen. William R. Phillips, II, Virginia National Guard Land Component Commander, presented Volant a framed guidon on behalf of the DPU’s officers, NCOs and Soldiers. The mission of the DPU has dramatically changed over the past 25 years since it was established to provide data processing support to the National Guard Bureau Computer Center in 1985. The unit has approximately 160 Soldiers that conduct a variety of missions including information operations support, web risk assessment, cyber security and computer network defense. (Photo by Cotton Puryear, Virginia Department of Military Affairs)

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony
Virginia Network
Image by Virginia Guard Public Affairs
Lt. Col. Randall Cudworth assumed command of the Virginia National Guard’s Fairfax-based Data Processing Unit from Lt. Col. Adam Volant in a change of command ceremony held Aug. 21 at Fort Belvoir. Col. Edward Morgan, commander of the Information Operations Support Center, presided over the guidon exchange that signified the change of command. Col. Walt Mercer, commander of the 91st Troop Command, presented Volant with the Meritorious Service Medal in recognition of his outstanding service as the DPU commander, and Brig. Gen. William R. Phillips, II, Virginia National Guard Land Component Commander, presented Volant a framed guidon on behalf of the DPU’s officers, NCOs and Soldiers. The mission of the DPU has dramatically changed over the past 25 years since it was established to provide data processing support to the National Guard Bureau Computer Center in 1985. The unit has approximately 160 Soldiers that conduct a variety of missions including information operations support, web risk assessment, cyber security and computer network defense. (Photo by Cotton Puryear, Virginia Department of Military Affairs)

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony

Data Processing Unit holds change of command ceremony
Virginia Network
Image by Virginia Guard Public Affairs
Lt. Col. Randall Cudworth assumed command of the Virginia National Guard’s Fairfax-based Data Processing Unit from Lt. Col. Adam Volant in a change of command ceremony held Aug. 21 at Fort Belvoir. Col. Edward Morgan, commander of the Information Operations Support Center, presided over the guidon exchange that signified the change of command. Col. Walt Mercer, commander of the 91st Troop Command, presented Volant with the Meritorious Service Medal in recognition of his outstanding service as the DPU commander, and Brig. Gen. William R. Phillips, II, Virginia National Guard Land Component Commander, presented Volant a framed guidon on behalf of the DPU’s officers, NCOs and Soldiers. The mission of the DPU has dramatically changed over the past 25 years since it was established to provide data processing support to the National Guard Bureau Computer Center in 1985. The unit has approximately 160 Soldiers that conduct a variety of missions including information operations support, web risk assessment, cyber security and computer network defense. (Photo by Cotton Puryear, Virginia Department of Military Affairs)