16 Oct. 2008
PR# 2008-537

Transfer of authority at Herat Forward Support Base

KABUL, Afghanistan - A transfer of authority ceremony of the Spanish contingent at Herat Forward Support Base took place October 14.

In this ceremony, Spanish Air Force Colonel Rafael Sanchez Ortega took command of both FSB Herat and the Spanish contingent from Colonel Fernando L. Horcada Rubio, also of the Spanish Air Force.

There were representatives from Regional Command-West’s headquarters and the Afghan authorities in attendance at the ceremony.

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