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173rd MXG commander promoted

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U.S. Air Force Col. Jeff Edwards, 173rd Fighter Wing commander, speaks about Col. Lee Bouma, 173rd Maintenance Group commander, during Bouma’s promotion ceremony July 30, 2021 at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Bouma began his Air Force career in 1997 when he enlisted into the Montana Air National Guard as an F-16 crew chief and commissioned as an F-16 pilot in 2002. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar)

promotion ceremony

U.S. Air Force Col. Lee Bouma, 173rd Maintenance Group commander, kneels as his sons put on his new rank during Bouma’s promotion ceremony July 30, 2021 at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Bouma began his Air Force career in 1997 when he enlisted into the Montana Air National Guard as an F-16 crew chief and commissioned as an F-16 pilot in 2002. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar)

promotion ceremony

U.S. Air Force Col. Lee Bouma, 173rd Maintenance Group commander, is helped by his wife and daughter as he puts on his service dress coat during Bouma’s promotion ceremony July 30, 2021 at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Bouma began his Air Force career in 1997 when he enlisted into the Montana Air National Guard as an F-16 crew chief and commissioned as an F-16 pilot in 2002. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar)

promotion ceremony

U.S. Air Force Col. Lee Bouma, 173rd Maintenance Group commander, stands at attention displaying his new rank during Bouma’s promotion ceremony July 30, 2021 at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Bouma began his Air Force career in 1997 when he enlisted into the Montana Air National Guard as an F-16 crew chief and commissioned as an F-16 pilot in 2002. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar)

promotion ceremony

U.S. Air Force Col. Jeff Edwards, 173rd Fighter Wing commander, administers the oath of office to Col. Lee Bouma, 173rd Maintenance Group commander, during Bouma’s promotion ceremony July 30, 2021 at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Edwards. Bouma began his Air Force career in 1997 when he enlisted into the Montana Air National Guard as an F-16 crew chief and commissioned as an F-16 pilot in 2002. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar)

promotion ceremony

U.S. Air Force Col. Lee Bouma, 173rd Maintenance Group commander, speaks to the crowd during his promotion ceremony July 30, 2021 at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Bouma began his Air Force career in 1997 when he enlisted into the Montana Air National Guard as an F-16 crew chief and commissioned as an F-16 pilot in 2002. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar)

KINGSLEY FIELD, Ore. -- U.S. Air Force Col. Jeff Edwards, 173rd Fighter Wing commander, speaks about Col. Lee Bouma, 173rd Maintenance Group commander, during Bouma’s promotion ceremony July 30, 2021 at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Bouma began his Air Force career in 1997 when he enlisted into the Montana Air National Guard as an F-16 crew chief and commissioned as an F-16 pilot in 2002. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Shirar)