Camp Victory paratroopers celebrate airborne history, XVIII Airborne Corps' birthday
Photo Credit: Story, photos by Staff Sgt. Jeremy D. Crisp
Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander, Multi-National Corps - Iraq, shakes the hand of fellow paratrooper, 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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