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U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Chad P. Franks, right, Ninth Air Force incoming commander, assumes command of Ninth AF from Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, during a change of command ceremony, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., June 13, 2019. Prior to assuming command, Franks served as the deputy commander for Operations and Intelligence at Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve and the commander of 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force-Levant in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Ninth AF organizes, trains and equips its headquarters to be a deployable, operational-level Joint Task Force, as well as prepares its subordinate command to prepare for and execute expeditionary taskings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amanda Dick)

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