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101st Airborne Division begins latest Rendezvous with Destiny

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Hartman
115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionParwan Province, Afghanistan — The casing ceremony for the outgoing 1st Infantry Division headquarters battalion and the uncasing ceremony for the incoming 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) headquarters battalion, took place at Bagram Airfield, February 28th.

With its battalion colors cased, the 1st Infantry Division headquarters battalion continues its redeployment to Kansas, while the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) headquarters battalion begins its latest rendezvous with destiny.

U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tonika Scott-Morris (left), and Lt. Col. Scott Noon, Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) command team, uncase the unit flag during the casing ceremony for the division headquarters battalion for the outgoing 1st Infantry Division and the uncasing ceremony for the division headquarters battalion for the incoming 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Feb. 28, 2013, at Bagram Airfield.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Hartman, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tonika Scott-Morris (left), and Lt. Col. Scott Noon, Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) command team, uncase the unit flag during the casing ceremony for the division headquarters battalion for the outgoing 1st Infantry Division and the uncasing ceremony for the division headquarters battalion for the incoming 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Feb. 28, 2013, at Bagram Airfield. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Hartman, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tonika Scott-Morris and Lt. Col. Scott Noon said they look forward to supporting Regional Command East during a historic year as Coalition Forces move toward fully transferring control to Afghanistan.

Photos

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Vincent Lawyer (left), a trombone player with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band, and Sgt. 1st Class David McDonald, also a trombone player with the 1st Infantry Division Band, perform during the casing ceremony for the division headquarters battalion of the 1st Infantry Division and the uncasing ceremony for the division headquarters battalion for the incoming 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Feb. 28, 2013, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Hartman, 115th Mobile Public Affairs)

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Vincent Lawyer (left), a trombone player with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band, and Sgt. 1st Class David McDonald, also a trombone player with the 1st Infantry Division Band, perform during the casing ceremony for the division headquarters battalion of the 1st Infantry Division and the uncasing ceremony for the division headquarters battalion for the incoming 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Feb. 28, 2013, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Hartman, 115th Mobile Public Affairs)

 

(Left-to-right) U.S. Army Col. James Davis and Command Sgt. Maj. Maurice Chaplin, Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Infantry Division command team, along with Lt. Col. Scott Noon and Command Sgt. Maj. Tonika Scott-Morris, Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) participate in a battalion casing and uncasing ceremony, respectively, Feb. 28, 2013, at Bagram Airfield. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Hartman, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

(Left-to-right) U.S. Army Col. James Davis and Command Sgt. Maj. Maurice Chaplin, Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Infantry Division command team, along with Lt. Col. Scott Noon and Command Sgt. Maj. Tonika Scott-Morris, Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) participate in a battalion casing and uncasing ceremony, respectively, Feb. 28, 2013, at Bagram Airfield. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Hartman, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

 


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