54th Engineers take mission from 479th Engineers

By Pvt. Christopher McKennaJune 20, 2008

Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Lestochi and Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Omundson uncase the 54th Engineer Battalion colors during a Transfer of Authority ceremony with the 479th Engineer Battalion at Camp Striker June 19. The 54th Eng. Bn., from Bamberg Germany, assumed the mission from the 479th Eng. Bn. from Watertown, N.Y., who provided rapid engineer support in response to contingency missions during a 12-month deployment to Baghdad.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Lestochi and Command Sgt. Maj. Eric Omundson uncase the 54th Engineer Battalion colors during a Transfer of Authority ceremony with the 479th Engineer Battalion at Camp Striker June 19. The 54th Eng. Bn., from Bamberg Germany, assumed the mission from the 479th Eng. Bn. from Watertown, N.Y., who provided rapid engineer support in response to contingency missions during a 12-month deployment to Baghdad. (Photo Credit: Pvt. Christopher McKenna) VIEW ORIGINAL