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23rd Space Operations Squadron changes command

Col. Hewett Wells, 50th Network Operations Group commander, passes the guidon to Lt. Col. Dan Highlander, incoming 23rd Space Operations Squadron commander during a change of command ceremony at New Boston Air Force Station, New Hampshire, July 2, 2019. 23 SOPS is one of eight Air Force Satellite Control Network Remote Tracking Stations providing United States Strategic Command with critical satellite command and control capability to more than 185 Department of Defense, national and civilian satellites performing intelligence, weather, early-warning and communications operations.

Col. Hewett Wells, 50th Network Operations Group commander, passes the guidon to Lt. Col. Dan Highlander, incoming 23rd Space Operations Squadron commander during a change of command ceremony at New Boston Air Force Station, New Hampshire, July 2, 2019. 23 SOPS is one of eight Air Force Satellite Control Network Remote Tracking Stations providing United States Strategic Command with critical satellite command and control capability to more than 185 Department of Defense, national and civilian satellites performing intelligence, weather, early-warning and communications operations. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo)

NEW BOSTON AIR FORCE STATION, N.H. -- Col. Hewett Wells, 50th Network Operations Group commander, passes the guidon to Lt. Col. Dan Highlander, incoming 23rd Space Operations Squadron commander during a change of command ceremony at New Boston Air Force Station, New Hampshire, July 2, 2019. 23 SOPS is one of eight Air Force Satellite Control Network Remote Tracking Stations providing United States Strategic Command with critical satellite command and control capability to more than 185 Department of Defense, national and civilian satellites performing intelligence, weather, early-warning and communications operations.