Master Sgt. Galen Heimbach, 193rd Special Operations Communications Flight unfolds and inflates the ground antenna transmit and receive system during annual training exercise Keystone Thunder, Savannah Combat Readiness Training Center, Ga. June 11. By using the CRTC as if it were a deployed location, the 193rd Airmen perform realistic training and are able to prepare for the rigors of a real world deployment. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Senior Master Sgt. David Hawkins/Released)
Congratulations to Col. Kevin Derickson as he assumes command of the 193rd Special Operations Wing Regional Support Group from Col. John Dickinson, 193rd wing commander, during the RSG’s assumption of command ceremony at Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, Pennsylvania, May 14. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Claire Behney/Released)
Please join me in congratulating the members of the 193d Special Operations Communications Squadron. This team has been selected as the 2013 Lt. Gen. Harold W. Grant (Small Unit) Award winner. The 193 SOCS's selection of this award highlights their dedication to meeting the mission in a superior manner.
JOHN J. DICKINSON, Col, PaANG Commander, 193d SOW (AFSOC)