Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. John Zumer, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command
Lt. Col. Lisa Bartel, commander of the 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, and Command Sgt. Maj. Stephen Burnley, the senior enlisted adviser for 5-7 ADA, uncase the unit colors at a transfer of authority ceremony in Gaziantep, Turkey, Dec. 13, 2013. The 5-7 ADA Soldiers had just assumed ballistic missile defense responsibilities in southeastern Turkey from the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, from Fort Sill, Okla. Other air defense forces from the Netherlands and Germany are deployed in Turkey as well, assisting the Turkish government in helping to protect civilians from foreign missile threats.