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31st Dental Squadron change of command

U.S. Air Force Col. Wade Adair, 31st Medical Group commander, left, passes the guidon to U.S. Col. Cade Salmon 31st Dental Squadron incoming commander, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 22, 2021. The 31st DS consists of three flights, including Clinical Dentistry, Dental Support and Dental Laboratory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Taryn Onyon)

U.S. Air Force Col. Wade Adair, 31st Medical Group commander, left, passes the guidon to U.S. Col. Cade Salmon 31st Dental Squadron incoming commander, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 22, 2021. The 31st DS consists of three flights, including Clinical Dentistry, Dental Support and Dental Laboratory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taryn Onyon)

U.S. Air Force Col. Mark Roberts, 31st Dental Squadron (DS) outgoing commander, right, passes the guidon to U.S. Air Force Col. Wade Adair, 31st Medical Group commander, during a change of command at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 22, 2021. The 31st DS provides approximately 22,000 patient visits annually to almost 8,700 beneficiaries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Taryn Onyon)

U.S. Air Force Col. Mark Roberts, 31st Dental Squadron (DS) outgoing commander, right, passes the guidon to U.S. Air Force Col. Wade Adair, 31st Medical Group commander, during a change of command at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 22, 2021. The 31st DS provides approximately 22,000 patient visits annually to almost 8,700 beneficiaries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taryn Onyon)

U.S. Air Force Col. Wade Adair, 31st Medical Group commander, left, and U.S. Air Force Col. Mark Roberts, 31st Dental Squadron (DS) outgoing commander, pose for a photo during a change of command at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 22, 2021. The 31st DS integrates community-based preventive dental services and utilizes all dental resources to enable peak mission readiness and sustained performance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Taryn Onyon)

U.S. Air Force Col. Wade Adair, 31st Medical Group commander, left, and U.S. Air Force Col. Mark Roberts, 31st Dental Squadron (DS) outgoing commander, pose for a photo during a change of command at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 22, 2021. The 31st DS integrates community-based preventive dental services and utilizes all dental resources to enable peak mission readiness and sustained performance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taryn Onyon)

U.S. Air Force Col. Wade Adair, 31st Medical Group commander, left, pins the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) on U.S. Air Force Col. Mark Roberts, 31st Dental Squadron outgoing commander, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 22, 2021. The MSM is a military award presented to members of the United States Armed Forces who distinguished themselves by outstanding meritorious achievement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Taryn Onyon)

U.S. Air Force Col. Wade Adair, 31st Medical Group commander, left, pins the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM) on U.S. Air Force Col. Mark Roberts, 31st Dental Squadron outgoing commander, at Aviano Air Base, Italy, June 22, 2021. The MSM is a military award presented to members of the United States Armed Forces who distinguished themselves by outstanding meritorious achievement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taryn Onyon)

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