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90th SSPTS welcomes new commander

Col. Grimm handing flag to Maj. Hern.

Colonel John Grimm, 90th Security Forces Group commander, passes the guidon to Maj. George Hern, 90th Security Support Squadron commander, during the 90th SSPTS change-of-command ceremony June 29, 2018, at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. The ceremony signified the transition of command from Lt. Col. Matthew Pignataro. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Ruano)

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. --

Major George Hern received command of the 90th Security Support Squadron during a change of command here, June 29, 2018.

Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Pignataro, outgoing commander, will continue his Air Force career at F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo., as the 20th Air Force chief of security forces.

A change-of-command ceremony is a tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility from the outgoing commander to the incoming commander.