Incirlik AB welcomes new Spanish Patriot Unit commander

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  • By Staff Sgt. Matthew Angulo
  • 39th Air Base Wing

Spanish Army Lt. Col. Sergio Martin Gallego assumed the command responsibilities from Spanish Army Lt. Col. Francisco González Arévalo during a change of command ceremony at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 21, 2022. The Spanish Patriot Unit’s mission at Incirlik AB is to strengthen the anti-missile defense capabilities of its allies as part of NATO's operations in support of Turkey. The 39th Air Base Wing collaborates with allies from across the European theater to defend NATO’s southern flank.