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Holdsworth named commander of security forces

KENTUCKY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Maj. Robert Holdsworth officially assumed command of the Kentucky Air Guard's 123rd Security Forces Squadron on Aug. 16 during a Change-of-Command ceremony held in the Base Annex.

Major Holdsworth replaces Lt. Col. Jeffery Peters, who was named the installation inspector general.

Major Holdsworth joined the Kentucky Air National Guard in 2006 after 11 years on active duty. He has served in a variety of security forces posts during his career, including special weapons commander. He also served a one-year tour of duty at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, from 2005 to 2006.

Most recently, Major Holdsworth was the plans and programs officer in Joint Forces Kentucky Headquarters.