Fort Hamilton garrison to change commanders

Col. Joseph Davidson, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hamilton commander, will relinquish command to Col. Peter Sicoli in a change of command ceremony at the Fort Hamilton Engeldrum Bluff July 27 at 10 am.

In the same ceremony, Command Sgt. Major Kevin Fauntleroy, U.S. Army Garrison’s most senior enlisted, will pass on responsibilities to Command Sgt. Maj. Tony Stephens as the garrison command sergeant major.

Sicoli, a New Hyde Park, N.Y. native, is an armor officer who has served in a variety of command and staff positions in combat brigades throughout the U.S. and overseas to include multiple combat deployments to Kuwait and Iraq. Prior to assuming command of the Fort Hamilton Garrison he served as the operations officer with the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Ga. Other key assignments include scout platoon leader, troop executive officer, squadron motor officer with 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas and assistant brigade operations officer with 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division at Camp Hovey, Korea.

Sicoli holds a bachelor’s degree in History from St. John’s University, a Masters of Military Arts and Sciences Degree in Advanced Military Studies from the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., a Masters of Science Administration from Central Michigan University and a Masters of Science in National Resource Strategy from the National Defense University, Washington, D.C.

Davidson is moving to be the deputy commandant at the Military Academy at West Point as West Point N.Y.

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