Army Guard holds change of command ceremony in Waterville

Posted May 23, 2012, at 4:53 p.m.

WATERVILLE, Maine — The Maine Army National Guard’s 11th Civil Support Team in Waterville held a change of command ceremony on May 18.

The outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Herbert J. Brock of Winslow, passed the responsibilities of command to Maj. Darryl Lyon of Bangor. A previous member of the 11th CST, Maj. Lyons returns to the team as commander after having completed other assignments within the Maine Army National Guard.

Lt. Col. Brock leaves the team after four years of successful command and will be assigned to Joint Forces Headquarters in Augusta.

The mission of the team is to support civilian authorities during domestic chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or explosive incidents and support civil authorities with preincident planning and training.