39th ABW Change of Command

Maj. Gen. Derek France (left), Third Air Force commander, presents the guidon to Col. Calvin Powell, incoming 39th Air Base Wing commander, during a change of command ceremony at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, June 30, 2022. Powell replaced Col. Jason Gingrich as 39th ABW commander after serving as the vice commander of the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing and 435th Air Expeditionary Wing, at Ramstein AB, Germany. 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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