Barta becomes 62nd LA District commander
Brig. Gen. Pete Helmlinger, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division commander, right, passes the flag to Col. Aaron Barta, incoming U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District commander, left, during a July 19 change of command ceremony at Fort MacArthur in San Pedro, California. The passing of the flag in military tradition represents the transfer of command.