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21 MDG gains new commander

Men hold flag

Mr. Charles Arnold (left), Chief of Staff of Space Base Delta 1, passes the 21st Medical Group guidon to the incoming commander U.S. Air Force Col. Donald Lofton (right) during a change of command ceremony at The Hub on Peterson Space Force Base, July 20, 2022. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Svendsen)

Man talks at podium.

U.S. Air Force Col. Donald Lofton, 21st Medical Group commander, addresses the audience during the change of command ceremony at The Hub on Peterson Space Force Base, July 20, 2022. Lofton previously served as the Chief of the Market Integration Division at the Defense Health Agency in Falls Church, Virginia. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Svendsen)

Lady passes out flowers

Airman Andrea Paz (left) from the 21st Medical Support Squadron presents flowers to Mrs. Kristy Lofton (right) during a change of command ceremony at The Hub on Peterson Space Force Base, July 20, 2022. U.S. Air Force Col. Donald Lofton assumed command of the 21st Medical Group. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Svendsen)

Honor guard present the colors.

Tech. Sgt. AJ Diwa and members of the 21st Medical Group Honor Guard proudly present the colors during a change of command ceremony at The Hub on Peterson Space Force Base, July 20, 2022. U.S. Air Force Col. Donald Lofton assumed command of the 21 MDG from U.S. Air Force Col. Patrick Pohle. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Svendsen)

PETERSON SPACE FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Mr. Charles Arnold (left), Chief of Staff of Space Base Delta 1, passes the 21st Medical Group guidon to the incoming commander U.S. Air Force Col. Donald Lofton (right) during a change of command ceremony at The Hub on Peterson Space Force Base, July 20, 2022. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Svendsen)

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