Air Force

June 30, 2016
 

Changes of command

The following units will change command this year. Dates are subject to change.

July 1

56th Training Squadron

Relinquishing: Lt. Col. Michael Dunn

Taking: Lt. Col. Matt Hayden

July 8

56th Operations Group

Relinquishing: Col. Chris Bailey

Taking: Col. Benjamin Bishop

July 11

56th FW Legal

Relinquishing: Lt. Col. Joel England

Taking: Lt. Col. John Owen

56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron

Relinquishing: Lt. Col. Scott Hall

Taking: Maj Jeffrey Kaepp AoC

July 13

56th FW

Relinquishing: Brig. Gen. Scott Pleus

Taking: Brig. Gen. Brook Leonard

July 22

56th Medical Group

Relinquishing: Col. Maureen Charles

Taking: Col. Jeffrey Freeland

Aug. 8

56th Mission Support Group

Relinquishing: Col. James Kossler

Taking: Col. Robert Sylvester

Aug. 9

54th Fighter Group
Holloman AFB

Relinquishing: Col. Jeffrey Jenssen

Taking: Col. James Keen

Oct. 16

Det. 1/Tucson

Relinquishing: Lt. Col. Erik Anton

Taking: Lt. Col. Kevin Fisher




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

F-16 Fighting Falcon Heritage Aircraft gets new look with vintage style

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Caleb Worpel Staff Sgt. Joseph Berry, 310th Aircraft Maintenance Unit low observable aircraft structural maintenance craftsman, prepares a paint solution for an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Luke...
 
 

New Air Traffic Control Trainer Course better prepares Airmen to control the skies

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Leala Marquez Airman 1st Class Morgan Ray, 56th Operations Support Squadron air traffic control apprentice, scans the flight line with binoculars at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Feb. 7, 2...
 
 

Base’s roster of F-35s increasing; spike in noise complaints

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Alexander Cook Capt. Andrew “Dojo” Olson, F-35 Demonstration Team pilot and commander performs a high-speed vertical climb during an F-35 Demo practice at Luke Air Force, Base. Ariz., J...