Images: Inactivation ceremony honors 3BCT [Image 4 of 8]
Photo by Spc. Osama Ayyad
Right to left, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain (Light Infantry) Division, commander Col. Samuel E. Whitehurst, the command sergeant major of 3BCT Command Sgt. Maj. Sean T. Watson, command sergeant major of 10th Mountain (Light Infantry) Division, Fort Drum (Rear) Command Sgt. Maj. David Martel and acting senior commander of 10th Mountain (Light Infantry) Division and Fort Drum Brig. Gen. Michael L. Howard case the 3BCT colors during the 3BCT's final brigade formation and inactivation ceremony Aug. 14, 2014. The 3BCT was inactivated Aug. 14, 2014, after four successful deployments to Afghanistan since its inception in 2004.