aeome : Photo Keywords : 029 : The outgoing Joint Task Force Empire Shield (JTFES) LTC Greg Dreisbach passes responsibility to MAJ Peter Riley the incoming JTFES Task Force Commander during a change of command ceremony held April 13, 2011 at Fort Hamilton Army Base, Brooklyn, NY. JTFES conducts Homeland Security operations, in the New York City Metropolitan Area, in order to deter and prevent terrorist acts. On Order, conducts Defense Support of Civil Authority (DSCA) operations in order to save lives and reduce human suffering.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Marcus P. Calliste)(Released)