7th SF Group welcomes new commander – United States Army Special Forces, Colonel Peter J. Dillon

7th SF Group welcomes new commander – United States Army Special Forces, Colonel Peter J. Dillon – Brief Article

SSG Amanda Glenn

Colonel Peter J. Dillon took command of the 7th Special Forces Group from Colonel Salvatore F. Cambria June 21, in a ceremony at Fort Bragg’s Dick Meadows Field.

Brigadier General Frank J. Toney Jr., commander of the U. S. Army Special Forces Command, welcomed Dillon and his family. “I have served with Pete Dillon before. … I can assure the soldiers of 7th SF Group that Pete Dillon will continue to lead [the group] to its standard of excellence.”

Addressing his remarks to the men of the 7th SF Group, Dillon said, “Your reputation for excellence is well-noted and widely respected. It is my honor to join your ranks today. The 7th SF Group will face many challenges in the future, and we will achieve every success.”

Cambria’s next assignment will be with the U. S. Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla.

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