39th Medical Group Change of Command

Col. John Walker, 39th Air Base Wing commander, passes the 39th Medical Group guideon to Col. Vito Smyth, 39th MDG commander, during a change of command ceremony May 27, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

Col. John Walker, 39th Air Base Wing commander, passes the 39th Medical Group guidon to Col. Vito Smyth, 39th MDG commander, during a change of command ceremony May 27, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

Airman 1st Class Amanda J. Roberts, 39th Medical Operations Squadron personal reliability program monitor, renders a salute during the 39th Medical Group change of command ceremony May 27, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

Airman 1st Class Amanda J. Roberts, 39th Medical Operations Squadron personal reliability program monitor, renders a salute during the 39th Medical Group change of command ceremony May 27, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

Col. John Walker, 39th Air Base Wing commander, and Col. Thomas A. Bacon, outgoing 39th Medical Group commander, exchange salutes during the 39th MDG change of command ceremony  May 27, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

Col. John Walker, 39th Air Base Wing commander, and Col. Thomas A. Bacon, outgoing 39th Medical Group commander, exchange salutes during the 39th MDG change of command ceremony May 27, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

Col. Shahid Zaidi stands at parade rest with members of the 39th Medical Group during the 39th MDG change of command ceremony May 27, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Zaidi commanded the unit as they rendered a salute to the outgoing and incoming 39th MDG commanders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

Col. Shahid Zaidi stands at parade rest with members of the 39th Medical Group during the 39th MDG change of command ceremony May 27, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Zaidi commanded the unit as they rendered a salute to the outgoing and incoming 39th MDG commanders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

Members of the Incirlik Air Base Honor Guard present the Turkish and American flags during the 39th Medical Group change of command ceremony May 27, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. During the ceremony, Col. Thomas A. Bacon relinquished command to Col. Vito Smyth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

Members of the Incirlik Air Base Honor Guard present the Turkish and American flags during the 39th Medical Group change of command ceremony May 27, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. During the ceremony, Col. Thomas A. Bacon relinquished command to Col. Vito Smyth. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell)

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