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Detachment 2 gets new commander

DIEGO GARCIA, BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY – Capt. John Paek (center) assumes command of 21st Operations Group, Detachment 2 , from Maj. Timothy Blockyou (left) here May 12. Maj. Mark Skalko, 730th Air Mobility Squadron, Detachment 1 commander (right) was the presiding official. Det. 2 is one of three geographically separated Ground Based Electro Optical Deep Space Surveillance units tasked to provide space situational awareness to the United States and allies. As the only GEODSS site in the southern hemisphere, Det. 2 tracks more than 9,000 objects daily and is responsible for more than 55 percent of all deep space tracking. (U.S. Air Force photo)

DIEGO GARCIA, BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY – Capt. John Paek (center) assumes command of 21st Operations Group, Detachment 2 , from Maj. Timothy Blockyou (left) here May 12. Maj. Mark Skalko, 730th Air Mobility Squadron, Detachment 1 commander (right) was the presiding official. Det. 2 is one of three geographically separated Ground Based Electro Optical Deep Space Surveillance units tasked to provide space situational awareness to the United States and allies. As the only GEODSS site in the southern hemisphere, Det. 2 tracks more than 9,000 objects daily and is responsible for more than 55 percent of all deep space tracking. (U.S. Air Force photo)

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