Images: Transfer of Authority [Image 15 of 16]
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Abram Pinnington
Col. Morris Goins, commander of the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Task Force Spartan and Command Sgt. Maj. Terry Gardner, 4th ABCT, 25th ID, begin casing their Brigade colors during the Transfer of Authority ceremony at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khost province, Afghanistan, Oct. 6, 2012. Task Force Spartan is relinquishing control of their area of operations to 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) after completion of their tour in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.