The Sword of Office is Received

165th Airlift Wing Chief Master Sgt. Roy Patterson receives the sword of office from Col. Rainer Gomez, 165AW Air Commander, November 2, 2013 during a change of responsibility ceremony held at Savannah Air National Guard Base in Garden City, Ga. Patterson assumes the duties of Command Chief from Chief Master Sgt. Hewshal Thornton who held the senior enlisted position since 2007. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Noel Velez-Crespo/released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Noel Velez-Cresporeleased
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