FORT LEE, Va. — Media are invited to attend the Fort Lee Garrison change of command ceremony for Col. Adam Butler and Col. Hollie Martin Friday, Aug. 3.
WHAT: U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Lee Change of Command
WHEN: 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 3, 2018
WHERE: Lee Club, Fort Lee
To coordinate access to the installation, media planning to attend must contact Stephen Baker, Garrison Public Affairs Officer, at (804) 734-6965 no later than 8 a.m. Friday.
Butler, a San Antonio, Texas native, assumed command of Fort Lee on July 29, 2016. Upon leaving Fort Lee, Butler will report to his next assignment at the Pentagon.
A native of Mount Hope, Kan., Martin will assume command of the U.S. Army Garrison at the ceremony Friday.
Martin’s most recent assignment was as Assistant Chief of Staff for Support Operations with the 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command at Camp Henry, South Korea. Her many other military assignments included a previous tour at Fort Lee as chief of the Logistics Branch Proponency Office for U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Spanish from the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. in 1994 and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Transportation Corps. She holds a Master of Military Operational Art and Science degree from the Air Command and Staff College and a Master of Military Art and Science degree in Theater Operations from the School of Advanced Military Studies. Her military education includes the Transportation Officer Basic Course, Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, Air Command and Staff College, School of Advanced Military Studies, and U.S. Army War College.
Martin’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, and Parachutist Badge.
Fort Lee is the Army’s Home of Sustainment and supports the training, education and development of adaptive Army logistics professionals. Major organizations on the installation include the Defense Commissary Agency, Defense Contract Management Agency, Combined Arms Support Command, the Army Logistics University, U.S. Army Ordnance School, U.S. Army Quartermaster School and U.S. Army Transportation School. Fort Lee supports nearly 86,000 Soldiers, retirees, veterans, family members and civilian employees and boasts an economic impact of about $2.4 billion per year.