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US Army (USA) Major General (MGEN) MG Buford C. Blount (foreground left), Commander, 3rd Infantry Division (ID), listens as Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Julian Kellman, briefs members of the Color Guard, as the remaining elements of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion (H&HB), 1/3 Air Defense Artillery (ADA) and 2nd Artillery 1/3 ADA, Georgia Army Reserve (AR), prepare for a Redeployment Ceremony at Cottrell Field, Fort Stewart, Georgia (GA), following a deployment to Iraq, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Major General (MGEN) MG Buford C. Blount (foreground left), Commander, 3rd Infantry Division (ID), listens as Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Julian Kellman, briefs members of the Color Guard, as the remaining elements of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion (H&HB), 1/3 Air Defense Artillery (ADA) and 2nd Artillery 1/3 ADA, Georgia Army Reserve (AR), prepare for a Redeployment Ceremony at Cottrell Field, Fort Stewart, Georgia (GA), following a deployment to Iraq, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

 
 
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The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Fort Stewart

State: Georgia (GA)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: Sharon T. Bass, CIV

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Iraq War aka Operation IRAQI FREEDOM was the 2003 invasion of Iraq, led by U.S. Army General Tommy Franks, under the code-name "Operation Iraqi Freedom". 248,000 soldiers from the United States, 45,000 British soldiers, 2,000 Australian soldiers and 194 Polish soldiers from Special Forces unit GROM sent to Kuwait for the invasion. The invasion force was also supported by Iraqi Kurdish militia troops, estimated to number upwards of 70,000.

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22/08/2003
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