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865th Combat Support Hospital changes command

NEW YORK MILLS, N.Y. (WKTV) - There has been a change in command in the 865th Combat Support Hospital. The 865th has a Hospital Unit Base or HUB on Burrstone Road.

Sunday, a change of command ceremony was held to turn over the command from Colonel Joseph Mayello to Colonel Tracy Smith. The mission of the 865th Combat Support Hospital is to provide resuscitation, initial wound surgery, and post-operative treatment in the combat zone.

Incoming Commander Col. Tracy Smith said, "I hope to keep things exactly the way they are, we just have some new missions and we'll get a new way of doing things."

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