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310th Operations Group change of command

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Col. James Taggart, the 310th Operations Group commander, addresses the audience after assuming command during a change of command ceremony for the 310th OG, Monday May 24, 2021 at the wing's headquarters building at Schriever AFB, Colorado. Taggart assumed command from outgoing commander, Col. L. Kent Leonard. U.S. Space Force Photo by Dennis Rogers).

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Col. Shariful Khan, the 310th Space Wing commander, passes the 310th Operations Group guidon to Col. James Taggart during the group's change of command ceremony, May 24, 2021 at the wing's headquarters building at Schriever AFB, Colorado. Taggart assumed command from outgoing commander, Col. L. Kent Leonard. U.S. Space Force Photo by Dennis Rogers).

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

The 310thth Operations Group welcomed a Col. James Taggart as their new commander during a change of command ceremony outside the 310th Space Wing headquarters building, May 24.

Before taking command of the group, Taggart served as the U.S. Space Force Space and Readiness Task Force senior individual mobilization augmentee at the Peterson-Schriever Garrison, Colorado.

Col. L. Kent Leonard, the previous group commander, is retiring. Col. Shariful Khan, the 310th SW commander, presided over the ceremony.  

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