Long Knives take over for 82nd Airborne

By Spc. Creighton Holub, 4th BCT, 1st Cav. Div. PAOJuly 16, 2008

Command Sergeant Major Edwin Rodriguez and Col. Philip Battaglia sing the U.S. Army song during a transfer-of-authority ceremony at COB Adder's Memorial Hall July 14.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Command Sergeant Major Edwin Rodriguez and Col. Philip Battaglia sing the U.S. Army song during a transfer-of-authority ceremony at COB Adder's Memorial Hall July 14. (Photo Credit: Spc. Creighton Holub, 4th BCT, 1st Cav. Div. PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
Colonel Philip Battaglia, the commander of the Long Knife Brigade, speaks with Col. Charles Flynn, the commander of the outgoing 1st BCT, 82nd Abn. Div., after a transfer-of-authority ceremony at COB Adder's Memorial Hall July 14. The 4th BCT, 1st Cav. Div., relieved the 1st BCT, 82nd Airborne Division during the ceremony.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Colonel Philip Battaglia, the commander of the Long Knife Brigade, speaks with Col. Charles Flynn, the commander of the outgoing 1st BCT, 82nd Abn. Div., after a transfer-of-authority ceremony at COB Adder's Memorial Hall July 14. The 4th BCT, 1st Cav. Div., relieved the 1st BCT, 82nd Airborne Division during the ceremony. (Photo Credit: Spc. Creighton Holub, 4th BCT, 1st Cav. Div. PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. and Iraqi troops and civilian leaders watch the transfer-of-authority ceremony at COB Adder's Memorial Hall July 14. The 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, transferred authority from the 1st BCT, 82nd Airborne Division.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. and Iraqi troops and civilian leaders watch the transfer-of-authority ceremony at COB Adder's Memorial Hall July 14. The 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, transferred authority from the 1st BCT, 82nd Airborne Division. (Photo Credit: Spc. Creighton Holub, 4th BCT, 1st Cav. Div. PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL