The Hawthorne Army Depot held their annual change of command presentation on Wednesday, June 20.
Outgoing commander, LTC Scott Bishop handed over control of the depot to incoming commander, LTC Dustin G. Bishop.
LTC Dustin G. Bishop joins the Hawthorne Army Depot, assuming the position from his previous assignment in Plans and Exercises Division of the United States Southern Command Logistics Directorate, which he began on Oct. 1, 2014.
In that position, LTC Dustin G. Bishop provided strategic direction on all logistical matters to the command deliberate, crisis action and operational planning efforts.
His planning efforts guided and supported the work of four Service Components, a sub-unified command, three standing Joint Task Forces and twenty five Security Cooperation Offices operating in 45 nations and territories. LTC Dustin G. Bishop additionally coordinated with partners from other government agencies and the private sector in order to facilitate logistical support within the Southern Command area of responsibilities.
He is a native of Hot Springs, Ark. and received his commission after graduating from the ROTC program at the University of Arkansas in 2001. Prior to his commissioning as a Multi-Functioning Logistics Officer, LTC Dustin G. Bishop served in the U.S. Army as an enlisted soldier for four years in the Medical Service Corps with duty at Fort Rucker, Ala.