The largest unit at Fort Wainwright is getting a new commander.

The U.S. Army says Col. Donn Hill will take command of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. A ceremony is scheduled for Thursday.

Hill will take over command of the more than 4,000-member unit from Col. Brian Reed.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports this will be Hill's first Alaska command.