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Fairchild welcomes Col. McDaniel as new commander


Al Stover

Gen. Cartlon D. Everhart II (left) presents the flag to Col. Charles B. McDaniel (right) during the change of command ceremony at Fairchild Air Force Base, July 25.

In front of hundreds of airmen, family, friends and dignitaries, Col. Brian Newberry, commander of the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, handed a flag to Lt. Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II before saying, "I relinquish command."

Col. Charles B. McDaniel stepped forward and took the flag from Gen. Everhart.

"Sir, I accept command," he said.

Newberry relinquished command of the wing over to McDaniel during a change-of-command ceremony, July 25, at Fairchild Air Force Base.

Gen. Everhart, commander, 18th Air Force, Scott Air Force Base Ill., who also presided over the ceremony, praised Col. Newberry and t...

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