A conversation with Colonel Kerry Norman, Commander U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett

Feb 14, 2018

Colonel Kerry Norman, Commander U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett, California
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A mere taste of Colonel Norman’s diverse background with the U.S. Army includes service as Operations Officer 82nd Airborne, Provost Marshall Military Reserve Command, and the Military Intelligence Readiness Command. She also served as Professor of Military Science at Seattle University.

7th Infantry Division training exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett-- February 2018
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Raised in Northern California, Colonel Norman enlisted in the Army as a Private in 1986, and received a direct commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in March 1992 with the Sixth Army, Presidio of San Francisco.

7th infantry Division Apache helicopter participating in Bayonet Focus 18-02 training exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett, February 2018
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Prior to taking command of Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County, Colonel Norman was Director Strategic Initiatives, 104th Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.

7th Infantry Division field exercises at Fort Hunter Liggett, Monterey County, California. February 2018
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7th Infantry Division Apache helicopter training at Fort Hunter Liggett, February 2018
Credit SFC Tony White 7th Infantry Division Public Affairs NCOIC
William Randolph Hearst's "Hacienda" designed by Julia Morgan has been a part of Fort Hunter Liggett since the dawning days of WWII
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Mission San Antonio is located on Fort Hunter Liggett but it is accessible to the public.
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Welcome sign Fort Hunter Liggett, Monterey County, California
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Music:

Album  A Patriotic Salute to the Military Family
Title: "The Army Goes Rolling Along" Performed by the United States Army Band

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