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AMC Commander tours Kentucky Air National Guard

Kentucky Air National Guard Maj. Sean McLane, director of operations for the 123rd Special Tactics Squadron, shows a variety of special operations equipment to General Paul J. Selva, commander of Air Mobility Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Richard A. Kaiser, the command chief master sergeant of Air Mobility Command, during a tour of the 123rd Airlift Wing in Louisville, Ky., on Feb. 5, 2013. The gear is used to establish operations at austere landing zones. (Kentucky Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Phil Speck)

Kentucky Air National Guard Maj. Sean McLane, director of operations for the 123rd Special Tactics Squadron, shows a variety of special operations equipment to General Paul J. Selva, commander of Air Mobility Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Richard A. Kaiser, the command chief master sergeant of Air Mobility Command, during a tour of the 123rd Airlift Wing in Louisville, Ky., on Feb. 5, 2013. The gear is used to establish operations at austere landing zones. (Kentucky Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Phil Speck)

KENTUCKY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The new commander of Air Mobility Command visited the Kentucky Air National Guard here Feb. 5 to learn more about the mission of the 123rd Airlift Wing.

Gen. Paul J. Selva, who assumed command of AMC Nov. 30, attended a mission briefing and visited with Airmen from multiple Kentucky units, including the 165th Airlift Squadron, the 123rd Contingency Response Group, the 123rd Special Tactics Squadron and the 123rd Force Support Squadron.

Accompanied by Brig. Gen. Roy Uptegraff, Air National Guard assistant to the commander of AMC, and Chief Master Sgt. Andy Kaiser, AMC command chief master sergeant, Selva also viewed demonstrations of the wing's new Mobile Emergency Operations Center, a new Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen Trailer and a C-130 Hercules aircraft configured for disaster-response operations.

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