CJTF-HOA welcomes new 449th AEG commander

U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Bruzzini, 449th Air Expeditionary Group incoming commander, presents his first salute to the unit during the 449th AEG Change of Command ceremony June 6, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Bruzzini has experience in combat and combat support missions in Operations Allied Force, Southern Watch, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, as well as experience in the Horn of Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)
U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Bruzzini, 449th Air Expeditionary Group incoming commander, presents his first salute to the unit during the 449th AEG Change of Command ceremony June 6, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Bruzzini has experience in combat and combat support missions in Operations Allied Force, Southern Watch, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, as well as experience in the Horn of Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)
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