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Welcome to the Red Dragon Battalion

Traditionally, new commander's spouses are welcomed into the group with an event sponsored by the unit spouses.  I have planned several of these myself and loved getting the chance to introduce new spouses into our unit Family.

It was a completely different thing for me to actually be welcomed into our new battalion.  I was extremely nervous, but also very anxious to meet all the ladies.  Our battalion XO's wife planned the event and it was absolutely wonderful ... low-key but special, and a fabulous night of meeting fantastic new ladies.   Sending HUGS to all who helped and attended ... I feel very welcomed and very lucky to be a part of such a neat group!

Each lady introduced themselves and placed a flower in a vase etched with the battalion crest.  The vase was my welcome gift ... and I cherish it!  This was such a neat event for me.
Flowers in my battalion vase.
I was so excited to be able to welcome new spouses into our unit!
Our XO's wife farewells one of our ladies with a beautiful stained glass crest.
Look at these lovely ladies in our battalion with some brigade guests, too.
With my sweet Field Artillery sister!

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