Images: Transfer of Authority [Image 9 of 16]
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington
Col. R.J. Lillibridge, commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Task Force 3-101, and Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Crabtree, 3rd BCT, 101st ABN DIV (ASSLT), salute the American flag after uncasing their Brigade colors during the Transfer of Authority ceremony at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khost province, Afghanistan, Oct. 6, 2012. The Rakkasans assumed authority from the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Task Force Spartan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.