JSS Babil turned over to ISF during transfer ceremony

By Sgt. 1st Class Alex Licea, 3rd BCT PAO, 82nd Abn. Div., MND-BJune 17, 2009

BAGHDAD - Paratroopers assigned to Battery A, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, stand in formation during the transfer ceremony of Joint Security Station Babi,l May 26, in the al-Karradah district of eastern Baghdad. The JSS was officially transferred to the National Police's 3rd Regiment, 1st NP Bn., 1st NP Bde.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Paratroopers assigned to Battery A, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, stand in formation during the transfer ceremony of Joint Security Station Babi,l May 26, in the al-Karradah district of eastern Baghdad. The JSS was officially transferred to the National Police's 3rd Regiment, 1st NP Bn., 1st NP Bde. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Alex Licea, 3rd BCT PAO, 82nd Abn. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - A National Police officer assigned to the 3rd Regiment, 1st NP Battalion, 1st NP Brigade, renders a salute during the playing of the Iraqi national anthem as he and his fellow NPs stand in formation during the transfer ceremony of Joint Security Station Babil, May 26, in the al-Karradah district of eastern Baghdad. The transfer falls under the terms of the U.S.-Iraqi security agreement in which all U.S. combat forces must leave Iraqi urban areas by June 30.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - A National Police officer assigned to the 3rd Regiment, 1st NP Battalion, 1st NP Brigade, renders a salute during the playing of the Iraqi national anthem as he and his fellow NPs stand in formation during the transfer ceremony of Joint Security Station Babil, May 26, in the al-Karradah district of eastern Baghdad. The transfer falls under the terms of the U.S.-Iraqi security agreement in which all U.S. combat forces must leave Iraqi urban areas by June 30. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Alex Licea, 3rd BCT PAO, 82nd Abn. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - Iraqi Brig. Gen. Amer Khames Hameed (left), commander of the 1st Brigade, 1st National Police Division, shakes hands with Lt. Col. William E. McRae, of Cleveland, commander of 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, after signing a document officially transferring full control of Joint Security Station Babil to the Iraqi Security Forces, May 26, in the al-Karradah district of eastern Baghdad. The JSS is now the home of the National Police's 3rd Regiment, 1st NP Bn., 1st NP Bde.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Iraqi Brig. Gen. Amer Khames Hameed (left), commander of the 1st Brigade, 1st National Police Division, shakes hands with Lt. Col. William E. McRae, of Cleveland, commander of 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, after signing a document officially transferring full control of Joint Security Station Babil to the Iraqi Security Forces, May 26, in the al-Karradah district of eastern Baghdad. The JSS is now the home of the National Police's 3rd Regiment, 1st NP Bn., 1st NP Bde. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Alex Licea, 3rd BCT PAO, 82nd Abn. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL