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Peterson Space Observer

Wing commander pins on first star

Wing commander pins on first star (U.S. Air Force photo/Rob Bussard) 

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – (Above) Col. John Shaw, 21st Space Wing commander, promotes to brigadier general. (Below) Brig. Gen. John Shaw, 21st Space Wing commander, has his first star pinned on by his wife, Tonia (left), and his daughter, Rachel (right), during his promotion ceremony at the Peterson Air and Space Museum June 5. Shaw took command of the 21st Space Wing July 26, 2013 and will move on to Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., June 12 as deputy director for U.S. Strategic Command.

(U.S. Air Force photo/Rob Bussard) 

(U.S. Air Force photo/Rob Bussard)

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