The command at Dugway Proving Ground passed from Col. James R. King to Col. Eugene A. Fuzy in a Wednesday morning ceremony at the west-desert Army post.

King assumed command at Dugway in July 1992 and has been reassigned as deputy commander of the Army's Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Va.Fuzy comes to Dugway from the Army's Joint Program Office Biological Defense at Falls Church, Va.

King said before the ceremony he has complete trust and confidence in Dugway's staff and urged workers to help facilitate the change of command. "It's vital to support the new leader."