17th Air Force gets new leader

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- Army Gen. William E. "Kip" Ward (left), commander of U.S. Africa Command, passes the 17th Air Force (Air Forces Africa) guidon to Brig, Gen. Margaret H. Woodward during a change of command ceremony here June 28. 
AFAFRICA Command Chief Master Sgt. Michael Grimm looks on. 
Both General Ward and USAFE Commander Gen. Roger A. Brady transferred authority for the command, which serves as the air component to U.S. Africa Command, to General Woodward. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brea Miller)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- Army Gen. William E. "Kip" Ward (left), commander of U.S. Africa Command, passes the 17th Air Force (Air Forces Africa) guidon to Brig. Gen. Margaret H. Woodward during a change of command ceremony here June 28. AFAFRICA Command Chief Master Sgt. Michael Grimm looks on. Both General Ward and USAFE Commander Gen. Roger A. Brady transferred authority for the command, which serves as the air component to U.S. Africa Command, to General Woodward. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brea Miller)