Artillery fire will ring out across Joint Forces Training Base (JFTB) on Saturday, August 17th, commemorating the promotion of Col. Stuart E. Werner of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 79th Theater Support Command (TSC) to the rank of brigadier general.

The ceremony, which will be officiated by Maj. Gen. Mark W. Palzer, Commanding General of the 99th Readiness Division, is scheduled to get underway at 4 p.m. The Army Reserve’s Pacific Training Division Salute Battery will render the honors.

Following his promotion, Werner will assume the duties of Deputy Commanding

General of the 79th TSC. The unit is the Army Reserve’s second largest command and is headquartered at JFTB.


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