4th CMMC Change of Command

Story and Photo by Pfc. Fabian Ortega
13th COSCOM Public Affairs Office

13th Corps Support Command 4th Corps Materiel Management Center underwent a change of command ceremony on 13th COSCOM Guidon field here Wednesday.

Lt. Col. Brian P. Brindely, who was commissioned into the Quartermaster Corps in 1985, succeeds Lt. Col. George R. C. Sorensen in command of the 4th CMMC.

A native of Warren, Ohio, Brindley is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and holds a Master's Degree in Logistics from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Brindley is an experienced commander, having served as commander of the 574th Supply Company (DS), 51st Maintenance Battalion where he served until relinquishing command in December 1994. In January 1996, Brindley began a two-year Wholesale- Level Logistics Internship that included assignments with the Army Material Command in Alexandria, Virginia and the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA) in Bethesda, Maryland.

In July 2001, Brindley was assigned to U.S. Army NATO. He initially served as the ACE Mobile Force, Land (AMFL) J4 Plans Officer in Heidelberg, Germany. With the standup of the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps, he was assigned to the NATO Rapid Deployment Corps- Italy in Milan, where he served as the Corps G4 Plans Officer.

The new commander assumes responsibility of a unit that has distinguished itself throughout the years. Activated February 1952, 4th CMMC's Soldiers have participated in campaigns in defense of Saudi Arabia and the liberation and defense of Kuwait.

Participation in these campaigns earned the unit a campaign participation credit.


Lt Col Brian P Brindley and Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Smith
Incoming commander of 4th Corp Materiel Management Center, Lt. Col. Brian P. Brindley, passes the 13 Corps Support Command colors to the 4th CMMC sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Smith, during a change of command ceremony Wednesday at Guidon Field.