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39th MDSS welcomes new commander

Lt. Col. Jason Telfer, 39th Medical Support Squadron commander, right, relinquishes command to Col. Christopher Estridge, 39th Medical Group commander, left, during the change of command ceremony June 13 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. During his tenure, Telfer provided healthcare to approximately 4,200 U.S. and coalition forces stationed at Incirlik Air Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Wisher)

Lt. Col. Jason Telfer, 39th Medical Support Squadron commander, right, relinquishes command to Col. Christopher Estridge, 39th Medical Group commander, left, during the change of command ceremony June 13 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. During his tenure, Telfer provided healthcare to approximately 4,200 U.S. and coalition forces stationed at Incirlik Air Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Wisher)

A Meritorious Service Medal lays on a table during the 39th Medical Support Squadron change of command ceremony June 13, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. This medal was awarded to Lt. Col. Jason Telfer after he generated approval for projects worth approximately $7.5 million, as well as provided healthcare to approximately 4,200 U.S. and coalition forces. (U.S. Air Fore photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew J. Wisher)

A Meritorious Service Medal lays on a table during the 39th Medical Support Squadron change of command ceremony June 13, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. This medal was awarded to Lt. Col. Jason Telfer after he generated approval for projects worth approximately $7.5 million, as well as provided healthcare to approximately 4,200 U.S. and coalition forces. (U.S. Air Fore photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew J. Wisher)

Col. Christopher Estridge, 39th Medical Group commander, left, gives command to Lt. Col. Robert Orlando, 39th Medical Support Squadron commander, during the squadron’s change of command ceremony June 13, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Orlando comes to the 39th MDSS after being the medical readiness flight commander at the 88th Medical Support Squadron, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew J. Wisher)

Col. Christopher Estridge, 39th Medical Group commander, left, gives command to Lt. Col. Robert Orlando, 39th Medical Support Squadron commander, during the squadron’s change of command ceremony June 13, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Orlando comes to the 39th MDSS after being the medical readiness flight commander at the 88th Medical Support Squadron, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew J. Wisher)

Col. Christopher Estridge, 39th Medical Group commander, left, puts a Meritorious Service Medal on Lt. Col. Jason Telfer, 39th Medical Support Squadron commander, during the squadron’s change of command ceremony on June 13, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Telfer was awarded the medal for providing base operational support to two forward operating bases and 2,000 Airmen, enabling strategic airstrikes to the area of responsibility during his tenure as the 39th MDSS commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew J. Wisher)

Col. Christopher Estridge, 39th Medical Group commander, left, puts a Meritorious Service Medal on Lt. Col. Jason Telfer, 39th Medical Support Squadron commander, during the squadron’s change of command ceremony on June 13, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Telfer was awarded the medal for providing base operational support to two forward operating bases and 2,000 Airmen, enabling strategic airstrikes to the area of responsibility during his tenure as the 39th MDSS commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew J. Wisher)

The 39th Air Base Wing Honor Guard posts the American flag during the 39th Medical Support Squadron change of command ceremony June 13, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The posting of the U.S. and Turkish flags happens during every official function on the base and begins with the singing of the U.S. and Turkish National anthems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Matthew J. Wisher)

The 39th Air Base Wing Honor Guard posts the American flag during the 39th Medical Support Squadron change of command ceremony June 13, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The posting of the U.S. and Turkish flags happens during every official function on the base and begins with the singing of the U.S. and Turkish National anthems. (U.S. Air Force photo by Matthew J. Wisher)

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