PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (Army Reserve Medical Command Public
Affairs) — Command Sgt. Maj. Harold P. Estabrooks assumed the
responsibility of the Army Reserve Medical Command (AR-MEDCOM) Sept. 23
at the C.W. Bill Young Armed Forces Reserve Center.
Command Sgt. Maj. Harold P. Estabrooks talks to Soldiers of the
Army Reserve Medical Command during the East Bay Stand Down.
Estabrooks took the position of Command Sergeant Major for the
Army Reserve Medical Command during a Sept. 23 ceremony.
(Photo by Staff Sgt. Marnie Jacobowitz)
Estabrooks, a native of Midwest City, Okla., and a
resident of St. Petersburg, Fla., took over for the retiring Command
Sgt. Maj. Roger B. Schulz, who began his command at AR-MEDCOM November
During the change of command ceremony, Maj. Gen. Luis R. Visot, deputy
commanding general, Operations, for the U.S. Army Reserve Command, Fort
Bragg, N.C., transferred the AR-MEDCOM colors to Maj. Gen. Bryan R.
Kelly, who passed the colors to Estabrooks.
“I truly appreciate your support going forward,” remarked Kelly. “I
truly look forward to working with Command Sergeant Major Estabrooks and
his wife, Shana, as a command team for AR-MEDCOM.”
Estabrooks, an Infantry Soldier, began his military career in 1985 in
the U.S. Army Reserve in a training battalion. He later became a drill
sergeant in Bravo Company, 4th Battalion, 291st Regiment. Since then he
has continued to serve in positions of increased leadership
responsibility and key noncommissioned officer positions. His last duty
assignment was command sergeant major of the 86th Division (Operations),
the “Blackhawk Division” at Fort McCoy.