42nd infantry welcomes in new commander

TROY, NY (NEWS10) – The 42nd infantry has a new commander.

Lieutenant Mark Frank has now taken over the reigns from Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Panzer.

The military change of command is a symbolic ceremony where the outgoing commander passes the unit’s battle flag to a new commander.

Lieutenant Colonel Frank is a graduate of St.Bonaventure University and he served two combat tours in Afghanistan and one tour in Iraq.

 

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