• PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Franklin Velez, command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of the brigade formation for the first time as the brigade's command sergeant major, during a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

    Currahees conduct change of responsibility cremony

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Franklin Velez, command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of the brigade formation for the first time as the brigade's...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Soldiers stand at attention, during a change of responsibility ceremony for the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

    Currahees conduct change of responsibility cremony

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Soldiers stand at attention, during a change of responsibility ceremony for the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Franklin Velez, the replacing command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), listens as Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, the outgoing command sergeant major of the 4th BCT, 101st Abn. Div., gives a speech on his time spent as the Currahee Command Sgt. Maj., during a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

    Currahees conduct change of responsibility cremony

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Franklin Velez, the replacing command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), listens as Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, the outgoing...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, outgoing command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), gives a speech on his time spent as the Currahee Command Sgt. Maj., during a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

    Currahees conduct change of responsibility cremony

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, outgoing command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), gives a speech on his time spent as the Currahee Command Sgt. Maj...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " With a salute, U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, outgoing command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), passes the brigade formation over to Command Sgt. Maj. Franklin Velez, the new command sergeant major of the 4th BCT, 101st Abn. Div., during a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

    Currahees conduct change of responsibility cremony

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " With a salute, U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, outgoing command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), passes the brigade formation over to Command Sgt. Maj...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, outgoing command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of the brigade formation for a final time, during a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

    Currahees conduct change of responsibility cremony

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, outgoing command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of the brigade formation for a final time, during a...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Col. Val C. Keaveny Jr., commander of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), gives a speech about Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, outgoing command sergeant major of the 4thBCT, 101st Abn. Div., to a gathering of his peers during a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

    Currahees conduct change of responsibility cremony

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Col. Val C. Keaveny Jr., commander of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), gives a speech about Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, outgoing command sergeant major of the...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, outgoing command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of the brigade formation for a final time, during a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

    Currahees conduct change of responsibility cremony

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, outgoing command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of the brigade formation for a final time, during a...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Jared R. Geleney, first sergeant of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of the brigade formation during a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

    Currahees conduct change of responsibility cremony

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Jared R. Geleney, first sergeant of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of the brigade formation during a change of...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " The colors of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault),  flutter in the wind, during a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

    Currahees conduct change of responsibility cremony

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " The colors of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), flutter in the wind, during a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Maj. Mark Morgan, brigade chaplain for the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), says a prayer at the beginning of a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

    Currahees conduct change of responsibility cremony

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Maj. Mark Morgan, brigade chaplain for the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), says a prayer at the beginning of a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, outgoing command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), gives a speech to a gathering of his peers during a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

    Currahees conduct change of responsibility cremony

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, outgoing command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), gives a speech to a gathering of his peers during a change of...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, outgoing command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of the brigade formation for a final time, during a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

    Currahees conduct change of responsibility cremony

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston, outgoing command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of the brigade formation for a final time, during a...

  • PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Franklin Velez, the new command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of the brigade formation, during a change of responsibility ceremony, Sep. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Lightning, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

    Currahees conduct change of responsibility cremony

    PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan " U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Franklin Velez, the new command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of the brigade formation, during a change of responsibility...

The Currahees would like to thank Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston for the time he spent as the command sergeant major of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and would like to wish him the best of luck as he steps in to his new role as the division command sergeant major of the 1st Infantry Division "Big Red One".

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