Camp Victory paratroopers celebrate airborne history, XVIII Airborne Corps' birthday
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jeremy D. Crisp
Retired Gen. William F. Kernan, former commander, XVIII Airborne Corps, shakes the hand of Spc. Eric-Brandon Oce, MNC-I security and intelligence, following the cutting of the XVIII Airborne Corps' birthday cake at a ceremony Aug. 22 at the Al Faw Palace, Camp Victory, Baghdad. The Corps turns 64 on Aug. 25, while also celebrated at the ceremony was the 64th anniversary of the first official Army parachute jump - which took place Aug. 16, 1940.
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