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Yonkers Battalion Holds Change-Of-Command Ceremony

Yonkers' 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion will welcome a new commander.
Yonkers' 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion will welcome a new commander. Photo Credit: Contributed

YONKERS, N.Y. -- The Army National Guard's 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion, based in Yonkers, will welcome a new commander to its unit in a change-of-command ceremony at 2 p.m., Saturday.

Lt. Col. Diane Armbruster, a veteran of both Iraq and Kuwait deployments, replaces Col. Greg Dreisbach, who is leaving the New York National Guard to remain on active duty as the intelligence, operations and training officer for the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.

The ceremony takes place at the Police Athletic League, 127 N. Broadway, Yonkers. The battalion's flag, or colors, will be transferred from the outgoing to the incoming commander, signifying to the unit's members that its leadership is in new hands.

Armbruster, a Rutgers University graduate, has earned many decorations including a Bronze Star.

The 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion provides and manages satellite communications and information systems support to combat forces across a military theater.

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