La. Guard’s 2-244th Airfield Operations Battalion changes leadership

La. Guard’s 2-244th Airfield Operations Battalion changes leadership

By Sgt. Scott D. Longstreet
241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

PINEVILLE, La. – The Louisiana National Guard’s 2-244th Airfield Operations Battalion changed leadership in an official ceremony held at Esler Field in Pineville, La., April 21.

Lt. Col. Bruce J. Scott of Athens, Ala., took command of the 2-244th AOB from Lt. Col. Robert Dallas Jones of Pineville, La.

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PINEVILLE, La. – Lt. Col. Bruce J. Scott of Athens, Ala., receives the battalion flag from Brig. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis, adjutant general of the Louisiana National Guard, as part of the passing of the colors during the 2-244th Airfield Operations Battalion change of command ceremony held at Esler Field in Pineville, La., April 21, 2012. Scott succeeded Lt. Col. Robert “Dallas” Jones, of Pineville, La., as the battalion commander. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Scott D. Longstreet, 241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/Released)

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PINEVILLE, La. – Lt. Col. Robert “Dallas” Jones of Pineville, La., receives the Meritorious Service Medal from Brig. Gen Glenn H. Curtis, adjutant general of the Louisiana National Guard, during the 2-244th Aviation Airfield Operations Battalion change of command ceremony held at Esler Field in Pineville, La., April 21, 2012. Jones, the outgoing battalion commander, was succeeded in command by Lt. Col. Bruce J. Scott of Athens, Ala. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Scott D. Longstreet, 241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/Released)

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PINEVILLE, La. – Lt. Col. Bruce J. Scott, of Athens, Ala., is joined by his wife, Jane, daughter, Sara, and father, U.S. Army Col. (retired) Charles Scott, during the 2-244th Airfield Operations Battalion change of command ceremony held at Esler Field in Pineville, La., April 21, 2012.Scott is replacing Lt. Col. Robert “Dallas” Jones of Pineville, La., as the battalion commander. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Scott D. Longstreet, 241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/Released)

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