ISAF Joint Command transfer of authority

Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley (left), commander ISAF Joint Command and III Corps, and Command Sgt. Maj. Scott Schroeder (right), IJC and III Corps command sergeant major, uncase the III Corps colors during the IJC Relief in Place Transfer of Authority ceremony at Kabul, Afghanistan, International Airport May 2, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Wallace, IJC and III Corps Public Affairs NCO)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Wallace

Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley assumed command of the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command from Lt. Gen. James L. Terry during a ceremony presided over by ISAF Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., at IJC’s Kabul, Afghanistan, International Airport headquarters Thursday.

Milley, commander of III Corps and Fort Hood, and about 500 soldiers of the Phantom Corps will spend the next year in Afghanistan overseeing all operations in theater.

Read more in tomorrow's Killeen Daily Herald.

Contact Rose L. Thayer at rthayer@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.

Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here.

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