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Cased colors mark the end of the 1st ACB’s tour in Afghanistan

Col. John Novalis II (center-left), a native of Williamsport, Pa., commander, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, assists the brigades colors up as Command Sgt. Maj. Glen Vela (center-right), a native of Fort Worth, Texas, senior enlisted adviser within the 1st ACB, finishes casing the colors here May 24 while Maj. Gen. Erich Pfeffer (seated-left), a native of Landshut, Germany, the commander for the International Security Assistance Force, Regional Command-North, Afghanistan and Brig. Gen. Eric P. Wendt (seated-right), deputy commander for the International Security Assistance Force, Regional Command-North, watch on. The 1st ACB's colors were cased and the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade's colors were unveiled in a symbolic transfer of authority ceremony representing the official transfer of operational authority from the 1st ACB who has just finished their year long deployment in Afghanistan, to 12th CAB who will be taking over in their absence.



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This work, Cased colors mark the end of the 1st ACB’s tour in Afghanistan [Image 2 of 5], by SGT Richard Wrigley, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.24.2012

Date Posted:05.25.2012 11:02

Photo ID:587946

VIRIN:120524-A-#####-059

Resolution:4044x2780

Size:1.56 MB

Location:CAMP MARMAL, AFGlobe

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Cased colors mark the end of the 1st ACB’s tour in Afghanistan

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