Austin leads USF-I into New Dawn
Photo Credit: Spc. Kelly Morehouse
Presiding officer Marine Gen. James Mattis, commander of U.S. Central Command, presents the United States Forces-Iraq colors to Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III in the Al Faw palace rotunda during the change of command ceremony, Sept. 1. Austin took command in a ceremony that also marked the end of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the beginning of Operation New Dawn. 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 Spc. Kelly Morehouse)(Released)
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