238th newest commander

Story and photos by Sgt. Datarra Ignacio-Hooper, Headquarters 238th Regiment Unit Public Affairs Historian Representative

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The 238th Regiment presented a token of appreciation to outgoing commander, Col. Stephen Robinson for his contributions to the unit during his time in command during the change of command ceremony on Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky. ( photo by Sgt. Datarra Ignacio-Hooper, Headquarters 238th Regiment)

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The newest commander of the Kentucky National Guard's 238th Regiment, Col. William Denny returns the unit’s guideon to Command Sgt. Major Timothy Goad at a change of command ceremony on Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky. ( photo by Sgt. Datarra Ignacio-Hooper, Headquarters 238th Regiment)

GREENVILLE, Ky. —  The Kentucky Army National Guard’s 238th Regiment conducted a change of command ceremony at Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky., Dec. 3.

“I’m truly sad to be leaving because of the bonds I have with this unit,” said Col. Stephen A. Robinson, outgoing commander. “But I know that I’m leaving the regiment in good hands.”

The 238th welcomed Col. William A. Denny as their newest commander.

“I’m looking forward to working and building on Col. Robinson success,” said Denny.

Denny has been a member of the Kentucky National Guard for more than 30 years, enlisting as a private in 1980.

The 238th Training Regiment is made up of  the 1st Field Artillery Battalion, the 2nd Modular Training Battalion and the Regimental Headquarters, all based out of Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky.