Fort Hood Welcomes Middle East and Europe Home Consulting Unit | Local News

FORT HOOD – Although they have been home for a few weeks, Lt. Col. Rich Groen and Command Sgt. Major Scott McLaughlin of 3rd Squadron, 3rd Security Force Assistance Brigade unveiled the unit’s colors on Tuesday, signifying the end of his recent tour of duty in the Middle East and Eastern Europe.

For the past six months, squadron members have advised and liaised with multinational partners in Middle Eastern countries, such as Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt, Lebanon and Israel. It also had advisers in Eastern European countries such as Bulgaria, Slovakia and Hungary.