LTC Joe D'costa (A2) '89 will transfer command of the 1st Battalion, 378th Infantry Regiment on March 12th. A lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve, he just completed a 10-month mobilization at Fort Benning as commander of 1st Battalion, 378th Infantry Regiment, a Lafayette, La.-based unit activated to augment basic combat training for the 192nd Infantry Brigade on Sand Hill. "When we talk about the diversity of Soldiers across our Army, Lieutenant Colonel D'Costa's life story is one that tells a great story and serves as a motivational and inspiring example for our Soldiers, DoD civilians and the nation's civilian population," said Lt. Col. Roger O'Steen, the brigade's executive officer. Read much more about Joe's background and story at http://www.army.mil/-news/2011/02/02/51203-battalion-commander-escaped-dictator-in-uganda-to-pursue-dreams-in-america/.
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