DANG Change of Command Sun.

Jan 13, 2013 -- 4:40am

The 261st Signal Brigade of the Delaware National Guard will hold a change of command ceremony today.

Taking over responsibility as the Commander of the 261st Signal Brigade is Colonel Frank Santore.

The ceremony starts at 2 p.m. at the Smyrna Readiness Center.

Colonel Santore began his military career in 1980 as a supply specialist with the 736th Supply and Service Company.  He was commissioned as a second lieutenant four years later and assigned to the 198th Signal Battalion.  Since then, Santore has held various positions with the 280th and 261st Signal Brigades, to include a deployed to Iraq. Colonel Santore lives in Milford  with his wife Dolly and their son’s Vincent and Nicholas.  

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