Dragon 6 departs

By Staff Sgt. Jeremy D. CrispAugust 17, 2009

First Sgt. Chris Burpee, left, Battery B, 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, hands a ceremonial Howitzer shell casing to Lt. Gen. Lloyd J.

Austin III, outgoing commander, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, during Austin's relinquishment of command ceremony today at the Fort Bragg Main Post Parade Field. Austin has been commander of the corps since December 2006 and is heading to the Pentagon to be direc¬tor of the Joint Staff
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – First Sgt. Chris Burpee, left, Battery B, 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, hands a ceremonial Howitzer shell casing to Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, outgoing commander, XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, during Austin's relinquishment of command ceremony today at the Fort Bragg Main Post Parade Field. Austin has been commander of the corps since December 2006 and is heading to the Pentagon to be direc¬tor of the Joint Staff (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jeremy D. Crisp) VIEW ORIGINAL