Members of the 10th Mountain Division (LI) and 3rd Brigade Combat Team commands case the brigade colors during a ceremony Monday at Sexton Field. The Spartan Brigade is preparing for a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. From left are Col. Samuel E. Whitehurst, 3rd BCT commander; Command Sgt. Maj. Sean T. Watson, 3rd BCT senior enlisted adviser; Maj. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, Fort Drum and 10th Mountain Division (LI) commander; and Command Sgt. Maj. Rick E. Merritt, 10th Mountain Division (LI) senior enlisted adviser.