173rd MDG Commander, Colonel Kristen Leist Retires

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  • By Tech. Sgt. Jefferson Thompson
  • 173rd Fighter Wing
Col Kristen J. Leist holds a flag folded by the 173rd Fighter Wing Honor Guard and presented to her by Col. Jeff Smith, the wing commander at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore., November 4, 2017. The flag is folded in a retreat ceremony for her retirement and is a token of appreciation for her more than 24 years of service to the state of Oregon and the Nation. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Jefferson Thompson)