Col. Robert Taradash and the 42nd Military Police Brigade returned from a mission managing detainees in Afghanistan in November. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Faiza Evans.)
Joint Base Lewis-McChord gained a new police chief this week when Col. Robert Taradash moved on from his command of the Army’s main law enforcement unit in the South Sound.
Col. David Chase stepped in to Taradash’s post as commander of the 42nd Military Police Brigade, a unit that trains for overseas detention operations while simultaneously managing the base’s police department and an Army jail.
Taradash and the brigade headquarters in …