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39th Change of Command - 2023

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Derek France, Third Air Force commander (left), presents the guidon to Col. Kevin Lord, incoming 39th Air Base Wing commander, during a change of command ceremony at Incirlik Air Base, Türkiye, June 30, 2023. Lord replaced Col. Calvin Powell as 39th ABW commander after serving as 39th ABW commander after serving as the commander of the 20th Operations Group Shaw AFB, South Carolina. The 39th ABW is charged with defending NATO’s southern flank under the auspices of Third Air Force, 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 Jenna A. Bond)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Jenna A. Bond
VIRIN: 220630-F-MO337-1003.JPG
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