A new commander is set to take over the hospital at Fort Benning.
Col. Scott B. Avery will assume the duties during a change of command ceremony Friday on York Field at Fort Benning.
He will take over the leadership of Martin Army Community Hospital and the Fort Benning Army Medical Department Activity from Col. Timothy E. Lamb. Lamb is retiring from the Army.
Master Sgt. William G. Ott will transfer responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Napoleon Noguera during the same ceremony.