CAMP MCCAIN, Miss. (WTVA) - Lt. Col. Richard L. Weaver has been promoted to assume command of Camp McCain.
The Mississippi Army National Guard training center is located near Grenada.
Weaver was promoted to the rank of colonel before his family, friends and fellow soldiers.
He comes to the training center after serving as the director of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security at the Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center near Hattiesburg.
He replaces Col. Michael Cleveland who will transition to the Guard’s headquarters in Jackson and serve as the force’s lead engineer.