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Maj Gen Vander Hamm takes helm of 8th AF

Gen. C. Robert Kehler, commander of U.S. Strategic Command; Lt. Gen. Jim Kowalski, commander of Air Force Global Strike Command; Maj. Gen. Stephen Wilson, outgoing Eighth Air Force commander, Joint Functional Component Commander for Global Strike, and Task Force 204 commander; and Brig. Gen. Scott Vander Hamm, render a salute during a promotion and change of command ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Oct. 23, 2013. During the ceremony Vander Hamm was promoted to the rank of major general and took command from Wilson. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joseph A. Pag?n Jr.)

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