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New commander for 158th Infantry Brigade

Jul. 9, 2013 - 09:13AM   |  
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HATTIESBURG, MISS. — Col. Paul K. Kreis will take over command of the 158th Infantry Brigade on Tuesday during a change of command ceremony at Camp Shelby.

First Army Division East Commander Maj. Gen. Kevin R. Wendel will speak at the ceremony.

Kreis succeeds Col. Christopher S. Forbes. Outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Elmo L. Leichenauer will transfer his responsibilities as senior enlisted representative to incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Jerome S. Sligh.

Forbes served as the commander of the 158th Infantry Brigade since August 2011. Forbes will become Chief of Staff for the U.S. Security Coordinator in Jerusalem.

Before coming to Camp Shelby, Kreis served as the Executive Officer to the Commanding General, Third Army / U.S. Army Central Command.

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