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Col. Andrew Roddan, 374th Airlift Wing incoming commander, gives a speech during the 374th AW change of command ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 23, 2022. The change of command ceremony formally transferred command of the 374th AW from Andrew Campbell, 374th AW outgoing commander, to Roddan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)
Col. Andrew L. Roddan

Col. Roddan receives command of the 374th Airlift Wing

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Col. Andrew L. Roddan, 374th Airlift Wing incoming commander, formally assumed command of the 374th AW from the outgoing commander, Col.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jose Miguel T. Tamondong
Maj. Daniel “Zero” Wabinga

354th AEW generate sorties during ACE training at MCAS Iwakuni

U.S. Air Force Maj. Daniel “Zero” Wabinga, a 356th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, 354th Air Expeditionary Wing F-35A Lightning II pilot walks on the flightline at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, during Agile Combat Employment training, June 20, 2022.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin Stack
2nd Class James Yates

Yokosuka-based USS Chancellorsville conducts sea and anchor

Fire Controlman 2nd Class James Yates, from Rome, New York, stands watch on the bridge wing of Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) during sea and anchor detail.

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Calah Thomson
Col. Lance Lewis and Col. Derek Brannon

MCAS Iwakuni Change of Command

U.S. Marine Corps Col. Lance Lewis, the former commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, embraces Col. Derek Brannon, the commanding officer of Marine Aircraft Group 12 and long-time friend of Lewis, a friend after a change of command ceremony at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, June 16, 2022.

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