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9th AF command chief visits air ground operations wing at Moody AFB

Airmen from the 823d Base Defense Squadron traverse through smoke used for cover during a combat simulation, July 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The simulation was part of a tour to show Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief the capabilities of the squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

U.S. Airmen from the 823rd Base Defense Squadron traverse through smoke used for cover during a combat simulation, July 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The simulation was part of a tour to show Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief the capabilities of the squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Tech. Sgt. Joseph Ostrum, 823d Base Defense Squadron jumpmaster, explains the functionality and differences between two parachute designs to Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief, during his visit, July 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Wade visited the 93d Air Ground Operations Wing and its units at Moody to learn about the units’ missions and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joseph Ostrum, right, 823rd Base Defense Squadron jumpmaster, explains the functionality and differences between two parachute designs to Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief, during his visit, July 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Wade visited the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing and its units at Moody to learn about the units’ missions and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Capt. Heidi Shelstad, 823d Base Defense Squadron surgeon general flight commander, discusses equipment used in the field and training needed for medical personnel in the squadron with Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief, during his visit, July 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Wade visited the 93d Air Ground Operations Wing and its units at Moody to learn about the units’ missions and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Heidi Shelstad, right, 823rd Base Defense Squadron surgeon general flight commander, discusses equipment used in the field and training needed for medical personnel in the squadron with Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief, during his visit, July 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Wade visited the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing and its units at Moody to learn about the units’ missions and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief, gives a coin to Airman 1st Class Anthony Phillips, 823d Base Defense Squadron fireteam member, July 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga.  Wade visited the 93d Air Ground Operations Wing and its units at Moody to learn about the units’ missions and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief, gives a coin to Airman 1st Class Anthony Phillips, 823rd Base Defense Squadron fireteam member, July 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Wade visited the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing and its units at Moody to learn about the units’ missions and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief, watches Airmen from the 823rd Base Defense Squadron enter a mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicle in the cover of smoke, July 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga.  Wade visited the 93d Air Ground Operations Wing and its units at Moody to learn about the units’ missions and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief, watches Airmen from the 823rd Base Defense Squadron enter a mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicle in the cover of smoke, July 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Wade visited the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing and its units at Moody to learn about the units’ missions and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief, talks to Airmen from the 823d Base Defense Squadron during a visit, July 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Wade visited the 93d Air Ground Operations Wing and its units at Moody to learn about the units’ missions and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief, talks to Airmen from the 823rd Base Defense Squadron during a visit, July 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Wade visited the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing and its units at Moody to learn about the units’ missions and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Staff Sgt. Ryan Cox, 823d combat arms training and maintenance instructor, hands Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command Chief, an AT4 support weapon during the chief’s visit, July 11, 2017, at Moody Air force Base, Ga.  Wade visited the 93d Air Ground Operations Wing and its units at Moody to learn about the units’ missions and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ryan Cox, 823rd combat arms training and maintenance instructor, hands Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command Chief, an AT4 support weapon during the chief’s visit, July 11, 2017, at Moody Air force Base, Ga. Wade visited the 9r3d Air Ground Operations Wing and its units at Moody to learn about the units’ missions and capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Airmen from the 823d Base Defense Squadron enter and clear a house during a combat simulation July 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The simulation was part of a tour to show Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief the capabilities of the squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

U.S. Airmen from the 823rd Base Defense Squadron enter and clear a house during a combat simulation July 11, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The simulation was part of a tour to show Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief the capabilities of the squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --

Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, 9th Air Force command chief, visited the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing July 11.

The chief met with the wing's leadership and senior NCOs as well as met Airmen from the unit. The visit included learning about the capabilities of the 820th Base Defense Group with a combat simulation.