Capt. Angelo Rosa, a Bronx resident, takes command of NY Army National Guard Signal Company this morning

YONKERS, NY (09/09/2017) (readMedia)-- New York Army National Guard Capt. Angelo Rosa assumes command of Charlie Company of the New York Army National Guard's 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion in a change of command ceremony Saturday, September 9th, in Yonkers, N.Y.

WHO: New York Army National Guard Capt. Angelo Rosa takes command of Charlie Company, 101st Expeditionary Signal Battalion from Capt. Alicia Seda in front of the company's soldiers.

WHAT: Traditional Change of Command Ceremony in which the outgoing commander passes the guidon (flag) of the company to the incoming commander, symbolizing the transition of authority for the unit. Traditionally the ceremony allows the Soldiers to see who they will follow on the battlefield as the symbol of their unit goes from the old commander to the new one.

WHEN: Saturday, September 9th at 8 a.m.

WHERE: The New York State Armory in Yonkers, 2 Quincy Place, Yonkers NY 10701

Media opportunity:

Visual imagery includes the passing of the unit colors of the 101 Signal from the outgoing commander to the incoming commander. Interviews with leaders and soldiers from the unit.

News media wishing to attend the event should contact Capt. Alicia Seda, 914-384-0154, for access to the ceremony.