• Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling (left), U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) command sergeant major, and Gen. James Thurman, (FORSCOM) commanding general, roll up the command’s colors during the June 24 FORSCOM color casing ceremony at Fort McPherson. The colors will be transferred and unfurled at Fort Bragg, N.C., where FORSCOM will be headquartered following their move there in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure law.

    FORSCOM cases colors, on the move

    Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling (left), U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) command sergeant major, and Gen. James Thurman, (FORSCOM) commanding general, roll up the command’s colors during the June 24 FORSCOM color casing ceremony at Fort McPherson...

  • Cannons salute the nation during the playing of the National Anthem at the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) color casing ceremony June 24 at Fort McPherson. The ceremony marked the final event in FORSCOM’s 38 year history at Fort McPherson. The command, the largest in the Army, will relocate to Fort Bragg, N.C., as part of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure law.

    FORSCOM cases colors, on the move

    Cannons salute the nation during the playing of the National Anthem at the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) color casing ceremony June 24 at Fort McPherson. The ceremony marked the final event in FORSCOM’s 38 year history at Fort McPherson. The...

  • Gen. James Thurman, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling, FORSCOM command sergeant major, walk forward at the beginning of the FORSCOM color casing ceremony June 24 at Fort McPherson. The two served as the event’s official party.

    FORSCOM cases colors, on the move

    Gen. James Thurman, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling, FORSCOM command sergeant major, walk forward at the beginning of the FORSCOM color casing ceremony June 24 at Fort McPherson. The two served...

  • The U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) color guard, under the direction of Col. William Hardy, advance toward advance to Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling (left), FORSCOM command sergeant major, and Gen. James Thurman, (FORSCOM) commanding general, during the FORSCOM color casing ceremony June 24 at Fort McPherson.  The colors will be transferred and unfurled at Fort Bragg, N.C., where FORSCOM will be headquartered following their move there in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure law.

    FORSCOM cases colors, on the move

    The U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) color guard, under the direction of Col. William Hardy, advance toward advance to Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling (left), FORSCOM command sergeant major, and Gen. James Thurman, (FORSCOM) commanding general...

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling (left), U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) command sergeant major, and Gen. James Thurman, (FORSCOM) commanding general, salute the national flag during the playing of the National Anthem at FORSCOM’s color casing ceremony June 24 at Fort McPherson. The ceremony marked the final event in FORSCOM’s 38 year history at Fort McPherson. The command, the largest in the Army, will relocate to Fort Bragg, N.C., as part of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure law.

    FORSCOM cases colors, on the move

    Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling (left), U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) command sergeant major, and Gen. James Thurman, (FORSCOM) commanding general, salute the national flag during the playing of the National Anthem at FORSCOM’s color casing...

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling (left), U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) command sergeant major, and Gen. James Thurman, (FORSCOM) commanding general, roll up the command’s colors during the June 24 FORSCOM color casing ceremony at Fort McPherson. The colors will be transferred and unfurled at Fort Bragg, N.C., where FORSCOM will be headquartered following their move there in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure law.

    FORSCOM cases colors, on the move

    Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling (left), U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) command sergeant major, and Gen. James Thurman, (FORSCOM) commanding general, roll up the command’s colors during the June 24 FORSCOM color casing ceremony at Fort McPherson...

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling (left), U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) command sergeant major, and Gen. James Thurman, (FORSCOM) commanding general, roll up the command’s colors during the June 24 FORSCOM color casing ceremony at Fort McPherson. The colors will be transferred and unfurled at Fort Bragg, N.C., where FORSCOM will be headquartered following their move there in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure law.

    FORSCOM cases colors, on the move

    Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling (left), U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) command sergeant major, and Gen. James Thurman, (FORSCOM) commanding general, roll up the command’s colors during the June 24 FORSCOM color casing ceremony at Fort McPherson...

  • Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling (left), U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) command sergeant major, and Gen. James Thurman, (FORSCOM) commanding general, roll up the command’s colors during the June 24 FORSCOM color casing ceremony at Fort McPherson. The colors will be transferred and unfurled at Fort Bragg, N.C., where FORSCOM will be headquartered following their move there in accordance with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure law.

    FORSCOM cases colors, on the move

    Command Sgt. Maj. Ronald Riling (left), U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) command sergeant major, and Gen. James Thurman, (FORSCOM) commanding general, roll up the command’s colors during the June 24 FORSCOM color casing ceremony at Fort McPherson...

U. S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) held it's color casing ceremony June 24 in front of it's headquarters building at Fort McPherson, Ga. FORSCOM is moving to Fort Bragg, N.C., after 38 years at the Georgia installation. Though relocating as part of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure act, the command will continue its mission of training and preparing Soldiers for deployment, as well as assisting in natural disaster and national emergency relief.
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