GEN. TOMMY FRANKS RETIRES DURING CENTCOM CHANGE OF COMMAND.
U.S. Army General Tommy Franks (L) takes the U.S. Central Command flag
from Command Sgt. Major, Dwight Brown (R) to give to U.S. Defense
Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, who gave the flag to Franks' replacement,
Army General John Abizaid, a Middle East expert, during a change of
command ceremony in Tampa, Florida July 7, 2003. The U.S. Central
Command is headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa.