39th ABW Change of Command

Left to right: Maj. Gen. Derek France, Third Air Force commander; Col. Jason Gingrich, outgoing 39th Air Base Wing commander; and Col. Calvin Powell, incoming 39th ABW commander; participate in a change of command ceremony at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 30, 2022. During the ceremony, Gingrich relinquished command of the 39th ABW to France, who then charged Powell with leading the wing. The 39th ABW is charged with defending NATO’s southern flank under the auspices of 3rd AF, U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa and U.S. European Command. The wing projects global power through strategic deterrence, agile combat support and enduring partnerships to defend U.S. interests and allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua T. Crossman)

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