Bravo welcomes new CO


By Michael Ullery - [email protected]



Mike Ullery | Civitas Media Lt. Col. Beltz, left, hands off the unit guidon to Captain Jeffery Sunday during Saturday’s change of command ceremony for Bravo Battery, 1/134th Field Artillery, Ohio Army National Guard, at the Piqua Armory.


Mike Ullery | Civitas Media Bravo Battery, 1/134th FA, Ohio Army National Guard, holds a change of command ceremony at the Piqua Armory on Saturday. Assuming command of Bravo Battery was Captain Jeffery Sunday.


Mike Ullery | Civitas Media Captain Jeffery Sunday talks to his troops on Saturday at the Piqua Armory, after taking command of Bravo Battery, 1/134th Field Artillery, Ohio Army National Guard.


PIQUA — Bravo Battery, Piqua’s Ohio National Guard artillery unit welcomed a new commanding officer during cermonies at the Piqua Armory on Saturday.

Captain Jeffery Sunday assumed command of Bravo Battery, 1/134th Field Artillery, Ohio Army National Guard, as ONG officials, his family and soldiers under his command took part in the time-honored military ceremony.

Lt. Col. Beltz presided over the command change, decorating outgoing commanding officer Captain Sullivan for his service during recent annual training and Bravo’s security detail in Cleveland during the Republican National Convention.

Capt. Sunday is a native of Columbus. He enlisted as a private in the Ohio National Guard just days after 9/11. He rose through the ranks, finally entering Officer Candidate School. He has been an officer since 2010 and was recently promoted to captain.

Sunday has served several overseas deployments during his career.

Mike Ullery | Civitas Media Lt. Col. Beltz, left, hands off the unit guidon to Captain Jeffery Sunday during Saturday’s change of command ceremony for Bravo Battery, 1/134th Field Artillery, Ohio Army National Guard, at the Piqua Armory.
http://tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_092416mju_ong_bravo.jpgMike Ullery | Civitas Media Lt. Col. Beltz, left, hands off the unit guidon to Captain Jeffery Sunday during Saturday’s change of command ceremony for Bravo Battery, 1/134th Field Artillery, Ohio Army National Guard, at the Piqua Armory.

Mike Ullery | Civitas Media Bravo Battery, 1/134th FA, Ohio Army National Guard, holds a change of command ceremony at the Piqua Armory on Saturday. Assuming command of Bravo Battery was Captain Jeffery Sunday.
http://tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_092416mju_ong_bravo1.jpgMike Ullery | Civitas Media Bravo Battery, 1/134th FA, Ohio Army National Guard, holds a change of command ceremony at the Piqua Armory on Saturday. Assuming command of Bravo Battery was Captain Jeffery Sunday.

Mike Ullery | Civitas Media Captain Jeffery Sunday talks to his troops on Saturday at the Piqua Armory, after taking command of Bravo Battery, 1/134th Field Artillery, Ohio Army National Guard.
http://tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_092416mju_ong_bravo2.jpgMike Ullery | Civitas Media Captain Jeffery Sunday talks to his troops on Saturday at the Piqua Armory, after taking command of Bravo Battery, 1/134th Field Artillery, Ohio Army National Guard.

By Michael Ullery

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