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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2015  07:51:27 AM

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III Corps cases colors ahead of Middle East deployment
The III Corps command team rolled and stowed the unit’s iconic colors and battlefield streamers in front of corps headquarters Monday, signaling the beginning of their mission in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland, III Corps and Fort Hood commanding general, and Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo Smith, III Corps and Fort Hood command sergeant major, led the retreat casing ceremony, representing the 450 III Corps Soldiers who will lead Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve. MacFarland recognized that the corps’ deployment comes at a critical time in the conflict. With the military campaign only 10-months old, the mission is to prevent the region from becoming a breeding ground for global terrorism. He acknowledged that the ability ...
 
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“Staying home and relaxing.” Ana Vega, civilian

“We’re having a platoon barbecue.” Spc. Nathan Tippie, 504th BfSB

“My Family and I are going down to Krause Springs.” Staff Sgt. Phillip Nofzinger, 1st Cav. Div.

“Probably going to the lake and having a barbecue.” Isaac Hernadez, retired

“Going to a charity motorcycle event for combat veterans, and all of the proceeds are going to Soldier-based organizations.” David Potter, retired
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