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Aberdeen Proving Ground commander Maj. Gen. Randy Taylor will depart for new assignment in June

Aberdeen Proving Ground commander Maj. Gen. Randy Taylor will depart for new assignment in June

Maj. Gen. Randy S. Taylor has rotated through multiple assignments during his 30-plus-year career in the Army, including the Pentagon and the White House, but his two-year tenure as senior commander of Aberdeen Proving Ground has been his favorite so far.

“There’s just overwhelming goodness here [in Harford County] and people just trying to make things better and just trying to help their neighbors out,” Taylor, 56, said during a recent interview at his office in the Communications-Electronics Command headquarters at APG.

Taylor serves a dual role as commander of CECOM and senior commander of Aberdeen Proving Ground. The Army post has more than 20,000 soldiers, civilian DOD...

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