198th Infantry regiment undergoes change of command

FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) - The 198th Infantry regiment at Fort Benning is now under new command.

Colonel Richard Timmons will be leading the regiment. A ceremony was held Monday morning at the National Infantry Museum to mark this change of command.

Timmons is a military graduate of North Georgia College.

Colonel Jonathan Newmann – who is leaving the regiment – has been reassigned to the U.S. military academy in West Point, New York.

He will serve as the Director of Military Instruction.

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