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Two commanders hold a guidon during a ceremony.

Lt. Gen. Scott Pleus, Seventh Air Force commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Col. John Gallemore during the 8th Fighter Wing change of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 1, 2021. Col. John Gallemore, 8th FW incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th FW from the outgoing commander, Col. Christopher Hammond. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby)

Two commanders pose for a photo during a ceremony.

Col. John Gallemore, 8th Fighter Wing commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Maj. Chase Darden during the 8th Comptroller Squadron change of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 4, 2021. Darden, the 8th CPTS incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th CPTS from the outgoing commander, Maj. Samuel Han. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Gabrielle Spalding)

Commanders pose for a photo during a ceremony.

Col. Jennifer Phelps, 8th Mission Support Group commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Lt. Col. Damien Williams during the 8th Security Forces Squadron change of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 4, 2021. Williams, 8th SFS incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th SFS from the outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Christopher Hagemeyer. (Courtesy photo)

Two commanders pose for a photo during a ceremony.

Col. John Gallemore, 8th Fighter Wing commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Col. Todd Wydra during the 8th Maintenance Group change of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 8, 2021. Wydra, the 8th MXG incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th MXG from the outgoing commander, Col. Daniel Cornelius. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby)

Two commanders pose for a photo during a ceremony.

Col. Marilyn Thomas, 8th Medical Group commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Lt. Col. Andrew Wagner during the 8th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron change of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 9, 2021. Wagner, the 8th OMRS incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th OMRS from the outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Claudia Eid. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby)

Two commanders pose for a photo during a ceremony.

Col. Robert Bartlow, 8th Mission Support Group commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Lt. Col. Steven Vick during the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron assumption of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 9, 2021. Vick, the 8th CES incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th CES from the outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Nicholas Pulire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby)

Two commanders pose for a photo during a ceremony.

Col. John “Wolf” Gallemore, 8th Fighter Wing commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Col. Robert “Falcon” Bartlow, 8th Mission Support Group incoming commander, during the 8th MSG change of command ceremony at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. June 9, 2021. Bartlow assumed command of the 8th MSG from the outgoing commander, Col. Jennifer Phelps. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Suzie Plotnikov)

Two commanders pose for a photo during a ceremony.

Col. Marilyn Thomas, 8th Medical Group commander, passes the guidon to Lt. Col. Ryan “Mash” McGuire, 8th Healthcare Operations Squadron incoming commander, during the 8th HCOS change of command ceremony at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 8, 2021. McGuire assumed command of the 8th HCOS from the outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Andrea Moore. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Suzie Plotnikov)

Two commanders pose for a photo during a ceremony.

Col. Todd Wydra, 8th Maintenance Group commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Maj. Charles Glover during the 8th Maintenance Squadron change of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 9, 2021. Glover, the 8th MXS incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th MXS from the outgoing commander, Maj. Bryan Kloepper. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby)

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Col. Lynn Savage, 8th Operations Group commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Lt. Col. Dennis Muller, during the 8th Operations Support Squadron change of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 16, 2021. Muller, 8th OSS incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th OSS from the outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Bailyn Beck. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jesenia Landaverde)

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Col. John Gallemore, 8th Fighter Wing commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Col. Wesley Hales during the 8th Operations Group change of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 17, 2021. Hales, 8th OG incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th OG from the outgoing commander, Col. Lynn Savage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Steven Adkins)

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Col. John Gallemore, 8th Fighter Wing commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Col. Anthony Mitchell during the 8th Medical Group change of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 18, 2021. Mitchell, 8th MDG incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th MDG from the outgoing commander, Col. Marilyn Thomas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jesenia Landaverde)

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Col. Robert Bartlow, 8th Mission Support Group commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Maj. Dawn Pieper during the 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron change of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 18, 2021. Pieper, 8th LRS incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th LRS from the outgoing commander, Maj. Kenneth Negron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jesenia Landaverde)

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Col. Todd Wydra, 8th Maintenance Group commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Maj. Kathryn Damron during the 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron change of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 24, 2021. Damron, 8th AMXS incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th AMXS from the outgoing commander, Maj. Tim Doster. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Steven Adkins)

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Col. Lynn Savage, 8th Operations Group commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Lt. Col. Christopher High during the 35th Fighter Squadron change of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 24, 2021. High, 35th FS incoming commander, assumed command of the 35th FS from the outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Thomas Nelson. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Steven Adkins)

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Col. Robert Bartlow, 8th Mission Support Group commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Maj. Kristina Eclevia during the 8th Force Support Squadron assumption of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 24, 2021. Eclevia, 8th Force Support Squadron incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th FSS from the outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Gina Schneider. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Steven Adkins)

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Lt. Gen. Scott Pleus, Seventh Air Force commander, presents the ceremonial guidon to Col. John Gallemore during the 8th Fighter Wing change of command at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 1, 2021. Col. John Gallemore, 8th FW incoming commander, assumed command of the 8th FW from the outgoing commander, Col. Christopher Hammond. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mya M. Crosby)