Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Rick Emert, 1st ACB PAO, 1st Cav. Div.
CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Lt. Col. Mike Shenk, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Chris Amagliani, right, the command team from 3rd "Spearhead" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, case their unit colors following a Dec. 24 transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Taji, Iraq. With the ceremony, the authority for the assault helicopter mission within Multi-National Division-Baghdad was transferred to 3rd 'Storm Rider' Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force XII. The Spearhead Battalion Soldiers are scheduled to redeploy to Fort Hood by mid-January.