New commander for Lakenheath's 48th Fighter Wing

image captionColonel John T Quintas who takes over command of 48th Fighter Wing

A new commander takes over US Air Force 48th Fighter Wing based in Suffolk.

Colonel John T Quintas replaces Colonel Jay P Silveria in a change of command ceremony at RAF Lakenheath.

The outgoing officer relinquishes command to his successor by passing the unit flag in a formal military formation.

Colonel Silveria will become the new Air Combat Command Inspector General at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia, USA.

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