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Communications Squadron welcomes new commander

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  • By Capt. Brus Vidal
  • 22nd ARW Public Affairs
Maj. Roman Hund assumed command of the 22nd Communications Squadron during a July 6 change-of-command ceremony at 1:00 p.m. in the Robert J. Dole Community Center Ballroom here.

The ceremony was presided over by Colonel Richard Wesche, 22nd Mission Support Group commander, and formally turned responsibility of command of more than 170 Communicators to Major Hund, who succeeded Lt. Col. Robert Lass.

Colonel Lass will now move forward to become an instructor at Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.

A 1992 graduate of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn., with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering, Major Hund also graduated with a bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, Minn.

He previously served in numerous assignments from the flight level on up to the component command level, to include stints as executive officer to the 31st Fighter Wing commander at Aviano Air Base, Italy, and as executive officer to the Air Combat Command vice commander, Langley AFB, Va.

Major Hund holds a master's degree in management information systems from the University of Montana, Missoula, Mont., and is a graduate of Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala., and Air Command and Staff College by correspondence.

Major Hund commended Colonel Lass for his leadership and vision and said he plans to carry the high bar of excellence set by Colonel Lass forward and accomplish even greater things here.

"To the men and women of the 22nd Communications Squadron, thank you for giving me the opportunity to be a part of your team," he said. "I plan to do whatever I can to continue on the path that you have already set and to provide the support that you need to provide the best communications and information services to this wing, to this base, to Air Mobility Command, and to the United States Air Force."