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39th SFS welcomes new commander

Commander salutes squadron.

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. James Hughes, incoming 39th Security Forces Squadron commander, renders his first salute as the new commander during the 39th SFS change of command ceremony at Incirlik Air Base Turkey, June 22, 2018. A change of command ceremony is a tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility from the outgoing commander to the incoming commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kimberly Nagle)

New commander assumes commander.

U.S. Air Force Col. Paul Quigley, 39th Weapons System Security Group commander, presents the guidon to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. James Hughes, incoming 39th Security Forces Squadron commander, during the 39th SFS change of command ceremony at Incirlik Air Base Turkey, June 22, 2018. The passing of the guidon signifies the formal transfer of authority and responsibility from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kimberly Nagle)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey --