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Brig. Gen. Vincent E. Boles accepts the 3rd Corps Support Command's colors from Lt. Gen. Ricardo S. Sanchez, commander of Combined Joint Task Force 7, during the 3rd COSCOM's change of command ceremony Thursday.

Brig. Gen. Vincent E. Boles accepts the 3rd Corps Support Command's colors from Lt. Gen. Ricardo S. Sanchez, commander of Combined Joint Task Force 7, during the 3rd COSCOM's change of command ceremony Thursday. (Courtesy of U.S. Army)

LOGISTICAL SUPPORT AREA ANACONDA, Iraq — Soldiers of the Army’s only forward-deployed corps support command gathered Thursday to welcome their new leader.

Brig. Gen. Vincent E. Boles took over command of V Corps’ 3rd Corps Support Command from Brig. Gen. Charles W. Fletcher, who heads to Washington, D.C., to work as the Army Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics.

V Corps and Combined Joint Task Force 7 commander, Lt. Gen. Ricardo S. Sanchez, spoke during the ceremony in which he acknowledged 3rd COSCOM’s many achievements under Fletcher’s command.

“The challenges were many — the results have been magnificent,” said Sanchez.

Boles comes to COSCOM after serving as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Ammunition at the U.S. Army Materiel Command.

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