Sgt. 1st Class Carlos Osorio (2nd from left), the senior platoon sergeant with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division – Center, and a New York City native, passes the company guidon to 1st Sgt. James Carroll, center, during the change of responsibility ceremony, March 28, at Camp Taji, Iraq. The change of responsibility ceremony is steeped in military tradition and serves the dual function of rendering honors to the departing first sergeant and providing official recognition of the transfer of authority as the company’s senior non-commissioned officer to the incoming first sergeant. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Carvis T. Evans)
|Date Posted:||04.05.2011 09:25|
|Location:||CAMP TAJI, IQ|
This work, 'Vanguard' Battalion bids farewell to senior leader during change of responsibility [Image 1 of 4], is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.