Images: Transfer of Authority [Image 6 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 Col. Morris Goins, commander of the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Task Force Spartan look on while Maj. Gen. William C. Mayville Jr., commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-1 and the 1st Infantry Division, gives a speech about the importance of the mission here in Regional Command East 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, while in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.