Coalition, Afghan Troops Participate in Transition Ceremony on Camp Sayar

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Spc. Joseph Gonzalez maintains a watchful eye during a mounted patrol to Camp Sayar for a security transition ceremony in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 12, 2012. Gonzalez, a gunner, is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Afghan and coalition service members prepare to participate in a security transition ceremony on Camp Sayar in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 12, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • An Afghan soldier presents the Afghan flag during a security transition ceremony on Camp Sayar in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 12, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Afghan and coalition service members prepare to participate in a security transition ceremony on Camp Sayar in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 12, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • An Afghan soldier salutes and reports during a security transition ceremony on Camp Sayar in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 12, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Navy Cmdr. Louis McCray, second from right, stands with an Afghan soldier during the playing of the Afghan national anthem during a security transition ceremony on Camp Sayar in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 12, 2012. McCray is commanding officer of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Farah Provincial Gov. Mohammed Akram Khpalwak, right, prepares to raise the Afghan flag during a security transition ceremony as Afghan National Army 207th Corps Commander Brig. Gen. Taj Mohammad Mojahed, center, and Italian Brig. Gen. Dario Ranieri, left, look on at Camp Sayar in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 12, 2012.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Afghan National Army 207th Corps Commander Brig. Gen. Taj Mohammad Mojahed, left, accepts the Afghan flag in a symbolic transfer of security authority with Italian Col. Riccardo Cristoni, right, commander, Task Force South, during a security transition ceremony on Camp Sayar in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 12, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • The Afghan flag, right, is raised as the International Security Assistance Force flag is lowered on Camp Sayar during a security transition ceremony in Farah City, Afghanistan, Dec. 12, 2012. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup