Images: Third Army welcomes transitioning troops [Image 5 of 6]
Photo by Cpl. Jordan Johnson
Lt. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks (second from left), Third Army/ARCENT commanding general and Alexandria, Va., native, poses with various Kuwaiti personnel here Dec. 18. Lt. Gen. Brooks was amongst the dozens of U.S. service members, Kuwaiti leaders and civilian media welcoming the last convoy out of Iraq as Operation New Dawn came to an end. Third Army facilitated the redeployment, repositioning and retrograde of more than 50,000 personnel, 28,000 pieces of rolling stock and 800,000 non-rolling items.