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224th Military Intelligence Battalion changes command

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

The 224th Military Intelligence Battalion has a new leader.

Lt. Col. Daniel Mettling handed over command of the unit to Lt. Col. Richard Melnyk during a ceremony this morning at hunter army airfield.

"This means a lot to me. We are very proud to serve with the soldiers of the 224 military intelligence battalion. My wife and I are also very happy to be part of the Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah and Richmond Hill communities," Melnyk said.

The mission of the 224th is to conduct aerial collection of communications and electronic intelligence in support of the U.S. Army intelligence and security command and other war fighting units.

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