U.S., Coalition Forces Participate in Transfer Ceremony on Base in Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Italian Maj. Ernesto Noya, right, and soldiers of a flag detail assigned to the Transition Support Unit South run in formation as part of a base transfer ceremony from coalition forces, including the transition unit and Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, to the Afghan government on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Oct. 27, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad A. Dulac
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Concordio Borja Jr., right, and Afghan nationals stand at attention during the playing of the American, Italian and Afghan national anthems as part of a base transfer ceremony from coalition forces, including Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah and Transition Support Unit South, to the Afghanistan government on Forward Operating Base Farah, Oct. 27, 2013. Borja is assigned to the Farah reconstruction team. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad A. Dulac
  • Mohammad Omer Sherzad, right, Farah provincial governor, Italian Brig. Gen. Michele Pellegrino, center, commander, Regional Command West, and U.S. Army Col. Thomas Brittain, left, deputy commander, Regional Command West, render honors during the playing of the American, Italian and Afghan national anthems as part of a base transfer ceremony from from coalition forces, including Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah and Transition Support Unit South, to the Afghanistan government on Forward Operating Base Farah, Oct. 27, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad A. Dulac
  • U.S. Army Capt. Michael Inscho stands at parade rest during a base transfer ceremony from coalition forces, including Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah and Transition Support Unit South, to the Afghanistan government on Forward Operating Base Farah, Afghanistan, Oct. 27, 2013. Inscho is assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad A. Dulac
  • U.S. Navy Cmdr. Jeremy Fogt, right, the commanding officer of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, Mohammad Omer Sherzad, center, provincial governor, and  Italian Col. Mauro Sindoni, left, commanding officer Transition Support Unit South, sign official documentation transitioning Forward Operating Base Farah to the Afghanistan government, Oct. 27, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad A. Dulac
  • U.S. Army Spc. Carl Nyquist, left, and U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Will Smith, fold the American flag after lowering it for the final time on Forward Operating Base Farah as part of a base transfer ceremony from coalition forces, including Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah and Transition Support Unit South, to the Afghanistan government on Forward Operating Base Farah to the Afghanistan government, Oct. 27, 2013. Nyquist and Smith are assigned to the Farah reconstruction team. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad A. Dulac
  • Afghan soldiers, part of a flag detail, parade the official colors to conclude a base transfer ceremony from coalition forces, including Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah and Transition Support Unit South, to the Afghanistan government on Forward Operating Base Farah, Oct. 27, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Chad A. Dulac