U.S. Army units transfer authority of PATRIOT responsibilities

Representatives from multiple Turkish media outlets gather photos and footage of a transfer of authority ceremony between the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery and the 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Dec. 13, 2013, at a Turkish army base theater in Gaziantep, Turkey, after. The 5-7 ADA took over the responsibility of providing PATRIOT missile air defense capabilities as part of a multinational NATO mission to protect Turkey from Syrian ballistic missile threats. The 3-2 ADA, based at Fort Sill, Okla., spent nearly a year in Turkey after arriving at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, in January 2013. The 5-7 ADA deployed from their home station at the Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Kaiserslautern, Germany. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. David Liapis)

PHOTO BY: st Lt. David Liapis
VIRIN: 131213-F-MR661-101.JPG
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