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Taking the reins

Col. Christopher P. Govekar, commanding officer, 143d Sustainment Command, (Expeditionary) and Command Sgt. Maj. Ferdinand Collazo Jr., command sergeant major, 143d ESC, salute the colors during the RIP-TOA ceremony held Oct. 24 in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

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This work, Taking the reins [Image 2 of 3], by SSG Ian Shay, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.24.2013

Date Posted:10.31.2013 01:17

Photo ID:1043801



Size:4.02 MB

Location:CAMP ARIFJAN, KWGlobe

Hometown:ORLANDO, FL, US

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