Fort Bragg names its new garrison commander

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (WNCN) – Fort Bragg welcomed a veteran paratrooper as its new garrison commander Friday.

The Change of Command ceremony took place early Friday at Fort Bragg’s main post parade field.

Fort Bragg officials welcomed Col. Brett Funck as the incoming Garrison Commander.

Funck is a veteran paratrooper.

He was commissioned into the infantry in 1994 and has served multiple tours in Kosovo, Iraq, Afghanistan and Europe.

Funck said he’s blessed to be back at Fort Bragg and said he is looking forward to the challenge.

A Fort Bragg spokesman described the garrison commander’s role as having similar duties of a mayor and or city manager.

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