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Gen. David G. Perkins relinquishes the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command colors to U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley during the change of command ceremony at Fort Eustis, Virginia, March 2, 2018. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend assumed command of TRADOC after being promoted earlier in the day. (U.S. Army photo by Christopher Thompson)

by MEGHAN PIERCE

KEENE — U.S. Army Gen. David Perkins, who relinquished command of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command last week, plans to return home to New Hampshire following his retirement ceremony Washington, D.C. Friday.

“When I think of New Hampshire I think of close-knit towns and people. And people helping people, and a real concern for their fellow citizens,” Perkins said Wednesday.

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