39th LRS welcomes new commander

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey --

Maj. Phillip Wheeler assumed command of the 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony here, June 30.

Prior to taking command, Wheeler was the commander of the 97th LRS, Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

An assumption of command ceremony is a tradition that represents a formal acceptance of authority and responsibility by the incoming commander.