139th Names New Operations Commander

Published 04/23 2014 05:34PM

Updated 04/23 2014 05:37PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The 139th Airlift Wing has announced the selection of a new commander for its operations group.

Col. Edward E. Black will assume command of the group in May.

Col. Black has served as commander of the Advanced Airlift Tactics Training Center since 2012. He takes over for Col. Ralph Schwader, who became the Wing commander in January.

Col. Robert Oates will take over the tactics school.

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