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STUTTGART, Germany - General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, pins the Defense Superior Service Medal onto Brigadier General Patrick M. Higgins, commander of Special Operations Command Africa (SOCAFRICA), during a change of command ceremony in Stuttgart, Germany, August 24, 2009. Higgins was relieved by Colonel Christopher K. Haas. This was the fist change of command ceremony for SOCAFRICA, which was established October 1, 2008. (Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel P. Lapierre, U.S. Africa Command)
STUTTGART, Germany - General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, pins the Defense Superior Service Medal onto Brigadier General Patrick M. Higgins, commander of Special Operations Command Africa (SOCAFRICA), during a change of command ceremony in Stuttgart, Germany, August 24, 2009. Higgins was relieved by Colonel Christopher K. Haas. This was the fist change of command ceremony for SOCAFRICA, which was established October 1, 2008. (Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel P. Lapierre, U.S. Africa Command)
STUTTGART, Germany - General William E. Ward, commander of U.S. Africa Command, pins the Defense Superior Service Medal onto Brigadier General Patrick M. Higgins, commander of Special Operations Command Africa (SOCAFRICA), during a change of command ceremony in Stuttgart, Germany, August 24, 2009. Higgins was relieved by Colonel Christopher K. Haas. This was the fist change of command ceremony for SOCAFRICA, which was established October 1, 2008. (Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel P. Lapierre, U.S. Africa Command)
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