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Martin Army Community Hospital holds change of command ceremony

FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) -

A new commander is in charge at the Martin Army Community Hospital. 

Colonel Scott Avery was replaced by Colonel Marie Dominguez in a ceremony Tuesday morning. 

Colonel Dominguez joined the Army in 1979 as a medical laboratory specialist. She served in a number of different capacities while furthering her education.

News leader nine spoke with both Colonel Avery and Dominguez. 

"It's been such a distinct honor to serve the community here at Fort Benning, Columbus and Phenix City," Col. Avery said. "To expand our services to the V.A., to open the new hospital."

“We have a beautiful new facility but the true beauty of the hospital is the soldiers and the civilians that were here at this hospital,” said Col. Dominguez. 

Col. Avery has been at the hospital since July 2013. 

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