7/21/2013 - OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Hundreds of Airmen from across the base welcomed the new 51st Fighter Wing commander, Col. Brook "Tank" Leonard, during a change of command ceremony here July 19.
VFW Post Commander Ernie Lee attended as a special guest of the 51st Fighter Wing.
The presiding officer of the ceremony, Lt. Gen. Jan-Marc Jouas, 7th Air Force commander, spoke after the presentation of the colors and the ceremony's invocation.
The outgoing commander was Col. Patrick "Smack" McKenzie, who was a great friend of VFW Post 10216 and a member of the Post.
The 51st Fighter Wing continues to strongly support all the endeavors of the VFW at Osan Air Base.