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1/29/2012 - KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- Brig. Gen. Thomas Deale relinquished 451st Air Expeditionary Wing command to Brig. Gen. Scott Dennis, the Kandahar Airfield commander, during a change of command ceremony Jan. 29, 2012.
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KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- From right, Brig. Gen. Thomas Deale, outgoing 451st Air Expeditionary Wing commander, congratulates Brig. Gen. Scott Dennis, incoming 451st AEW commander, at the change of command ceremony Jan. 29, 2012 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Dennis is currently dual-hatted as the commander of the 451st AEW and Kandahar Airfield. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Heather Skinkle) Hi-res
Official USAF Biography of Brigadier General Scott L. Dennis. He was commissioned through Officer Training School in 1985 after graduating from Michigan Technological University. He has held various operational F-16 flying positions and served as a USAF Fighter Weapons School instructor pilot. He commanded the 14th Fighter Squadron at Misawa Air Base, Japan, including combat deployments in support of operations Northern Watch, Southern Watch and Iraqi Freedom. He also commanded the 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group at Balad Air Base, Iraq, and the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The general has served on the Joint Staff and as Director of Air Operations in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Requirements, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.