Austin leads USF-I into New Dawn
Photo Credit: Sgt 1st Class Roger M. Dey
Gen. Ray Odierno relinquishes command of United States Forces-Iraq by passijng the unit colors Marine General James Mattis, commander of U.S. Central Command, at the USF-I change of command ceremony Sept. 1. Gen Lloyd J. Austin III relieved Odierno has the responsibility of overseeing Operation New Dawn and Stability operations. Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, attended the ceremony at Al Faw palace. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Roger M. Dey)(Released)
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