Colonel Scott Brewer formally takes command of the 314th Airlift Wing on Tuesday.
Col. Brewer comes to Arkansas from Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, where he served as the Director of Staff, Headquarters Air Mobility Command. He was responsible for managing all of the headquarters activities in order to accomplish the command's mission of providing rapid, flexible, and responsive global reach for America.
As commander, Colonel Brewer will lead a team of about 1,200 military and civilian professionals who form the C-130 "Center of Excellence" for tactical airlift.
The wing completes all phases of C-130 training while partnering with the 19th Airlift Wing, 189th Airlift Wing, Air National Guard, and the 22d Air Force, Detachment 1, Air Force Reserve Command. This encompasses aircrew members from across the Department of Defense, Coast Guard, and 42 joint partner nations.
Colonel Mark Czelusta leaves the 314th Airlift Wing to be the commander of Squadron Officer College and commandant of the Squadron Officer School at Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The college is responsible for developing and executing professional military education for 16,000 company grade officers annually, preparing them to fly, fight, and win in air, space, and cyberspace and motivating these Airmen to value their role in the profession of
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