Preparing for deployment
Photo Credit: Sgt. Alan Graziano, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division
Col. R.J. Lillibridge and Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Crabtree, the commander and command sergeant major for the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), case the 3rd Brigade Colors during a ceremony Sept. 13, 2012, at Fort Campbell, Ky., just before deploying to Afghanistan. The color casing ceremony is an Army tradition that is conducted before a unit deploys; upon returning from a deployment, the colors are then uncased.
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