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Two days, three new commanders

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U.S. Air Force Col. Steven W. Kirkpatrick, 307th Bomb Wing commander, shakes hands Tech. Sgt. Keith Hester, 307th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron B-52 Stratofortress aircraft technician, at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 7, 2019. Kirkpatrick, the wing’s new commander, had just unveiled his name on the commander’s aircraft, tail 60-061. Hester serves as crew chief for the jet. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Max Daigle)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher L. Chandler, 93rd Bomb Squadron commander, greets Technical Sgt. Jessie Brouillette, 307th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 6, 2019. Chandler had just taken command of the unit and was on the flight line for the unveiling of his jet. Brouillette serves as crew chief for the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Max Daigle)

Three new commanders were inducted during the 307th Bomb Wing’s unit training assembly at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 6-7, 2019.  U.S. Air Force Col. Steven W. Kirkpatrick became the new wing commander, Lt. Col. Christopher L. Chandler became commander of the 93rd Bomb Squadron and Lt. Col. Michael A. Green, Jr., took command of the 343rd Bomb Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Max Daigle)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Michael A. Green, Jr., 343rd Bomb Squadron commander, speaks to a crowd at his change of command ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, April 6, 2019. He is a command pilot with more than 275 combat hours in the B-52 Stratofortress. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Max Daigle)