COL Janelle V. Kutter accepts the colors as the new Commander of Eastern Sector, USMEPCOM on 23 June 2022 at USMEPCOM HQs, North Chicago, IL. COL Kutter recently graduated from the Army War College on June 10th and before that served as the 11th Battalion and St. Louis MEPS Commander.
COL Megan Stallings (left) is the Commander, USMEPCOM and officiated the Change of Command ceremony. COL Joe Ratliff (right) was the outgoing Eastern Sector Commander. He will next serve at The Pentagon as the Chief, Officer Policy and Promotions, Director of Military Personnel Management, Army G-1.
COL Kutter takes a group photo with her new Eastern Sector (ES) staff. ES is co-located with USMEPCOM HQs in North Chicago, IL. ES is also responsible for command & control of 34 MEPS located in the continental U.S. east of the Mississippi River, including one station in Puerto Rico.