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107th AW gets new commander

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  • By Staff Sgt. Peter Dean
  • 107th AW
On Jan 22nd in a ceremony attended by more than 1,000 military members, family, and friends, Colonel Jim McCready assumed command of the 107th Airlift Wing. New York State Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Patrick Murphy (on left) passes the Wing's colors to the new commander as the outgoing 107th AW Commander (on right) Col. Patrick Ginavan looks on. Well suited for the new challenge, Col. McCready previously served as the wing's vice commander, responsible for equipping and training the wing's 800 Airmen. "I'm honored to be the next wing commander of the 107th, it's a great challenge, we have a great wing with incredibly talented individuals and I look forward to leading them into the next chapter for the wing," said Col McCready. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Ray Lloyd)