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510th FS Change of Command

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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Anderson, 510th Fighter Squadron (FS) incoming commander, salutes the 510th FS for the first time during a change of command ceremony at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 4, 2021. Anderson is a senior pilot with more than 2,800 F-16 Fighting Falcon flight hours, more than 1,000 of which were flown in combat. The 510th FS perform air and space control and force application roles of counter air, strategic attack and counter land, including interdiction and close-air support, with F-16s employing state of the art munitions in support of the joint, NATO and combined operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)

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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Anderson, 510th Fighter Squadron (FS) incoming commander, addresses the 510th FS for the first time during a change of command ceremony at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 4, 2021. Anderson is a pilot with more than 2,800 F-16 Fighting Falcon flight hours, more than 1,000 of which were flown in combat. The 510th FS perform air and space control and force application roles of counter air, strategic attack and counter land, including interdiction and close-air support, with F-16s employing state of the art munitions in support of the joint, NATO and combined operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)

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U.S. Air Force Lt. Cols. Leslie Hauck (left), 31st Operations Group commander, and Daniel Lindsey (right), 510th Fighter Squadron (FS) outgoing commander, congratulate U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Anderson (center), 510th FS incoming commander, during a change of command ceremony at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 4, 2021. Anderson is a pilot with more than 2,800 F-16 Fighting Falcon flight hours, more than 1,000 of which were flown in combat. The 510th FS perform air and space control and force application roles of counter air, strategic attack and counter land, including interdiction and close-air support, with F-16s employing state of the art munitions in support of the joint, NATO and combined operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)

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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Leslie Hauck (left), 31st Operations Group commander, passes the guidon to Lt. Col. Kevin Anderson (right), 510th Fighter Squadron incoming commander, during a change of command ceremony at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 4, 2021. The exchange of the guidon represents a transition of leadership within a unit. The 510th FS provides combat airpower on demand to U.S. and NATO Combatant Commanders as well as the National Command Authority in order to meet national security objectives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)

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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Daniel Lindsey (right), 510th Fighter Squadron (FS) outgoing commander, receives the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) from U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Leslie Hauck (left), 31st Operations Group commander, during the 510th FS change of command ceremony at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 4, 2021. During Lindsey’s command, he was responsible for leading the squadron’s execution in the force application roles of counter-air, strategic attack, and counter-land including interdiction and close-air support. The 510th FS provides combat airpower on demand to U.S. and NATO Combatant Commanders as well as the National Command Authority in order to meet national security objectives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessica Blair)

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