Saturday, June 12, 2021

Special Tactics gets new leader

HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. - The 24th Special Operations Wing got a new commander during a change-of-command ceremony. Lt. Gen. Jim Slife, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), recognized outgoing commander Col. Matt Allen and introduced Col. Jason Daniels as the sixth commander of the sole Special Tactics wing in the Air Force. At the ceremony, Allen was presented the Legion of Merit, conferred on armed forces personnel who have distinguished themselves by exceptionally meritorious performance, for his time as the wing commander. (Source: Northwest Florida Daily News, 06/11/21)