51st Security Forces Squadron Change of Command

by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton, 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs
Stripes Korea

OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Col. Kevin Mantovani, 51st Mission Support Group commander, left, presents the guidon to Maj. Stephen Addington, 51st Security Forces Squadron commander, during a change of command at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 22, 2018. Addington is a recent graduate of the U.S. Army’s Command and General Staff College. Previously, he was the commander of the 791st Missile Security Forces Squadron at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, where he led over 400 military and civilian professionals tasked to provide continuous security response for the 91st Missile Wing and our nation’s most vital strategic nuclear deterrent assets. He supervised the protection of 150 Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles during maintenance operations and logistics movements, as well as launch facilities, which remain on constant 24-hour alert, throughout an 8,500 square mile area. His unit also sustained a combat-ready force deployable in support of wartime and peacetime operations.

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