April 21, 2015
Brig. Gen. Michael Hanifan hands the colors off to Col. Joanne Farris, signaling the change of command for the 991st Multi-Functional Brigade. Farris is the first female brigade commander in the state of Nevada.
More than 100 Soldiers, friends, and family were at the Army Aviation Support Facility were witness history as Col. Joanne Farris rcently become the first female brigade commander in Nevada Guard history, according to Nevada Army Guard commander Brig. Gen. Michael Hanifan.