Col. Dann S. Carlson accepts the gaidon flag from Brig. Gen. Ryan T. Okahara, commander of the Hawaii Air National Guard, to symbolize his assumption of command for the 154th Wing Aug. 4, 2019, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Prior to coming to the 154th Wing, Carlson was the Assistant Superintendent, for Hawaii’s Dept. of Education, Office of School Facilities and Support Services. He served in various capacities as an active duty Airman; F-16 instructor/evaluator pilot, Harrier exchange pilot, Thunderbird pilot, Fighter Squadron commander and Deputy Joint Base commander were some of the positions he held during a 25 year active duty career. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

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