Images: Spartan Brigade Transfers Authority [Image 1 of 3]
Photo by Spc. Amanda McBride
Col. Thomas James, commander, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga., and Command Sgt. Maj. Louis Torres, command sergeant major for the brigade, uncase the unit colors during the transfer of authority ceremony, Dec. 1, on Forward Operating Base Kalsu. This ceremony marks the start of the brigade's second deployment to Iraq.