Col. Shawn Strahle Assumes Command of 183d Wing

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  • By Staff Sgt. Katherine Jacobus
  • 183d Wing

ABRAHAM LINCOLN CAPITAL AIRPORT, SPRINGFIELD IL — Col. Shawn D. Strahle assumed command of the 183d Wing during an assumption of command ceremony June 27, 2024. The assumption of command ceremony is a military tradition deeply rooted in history and dates back to the time of Frederick the Great of Prussia. The formal assumption of command ceremony affords troops the opportunity to witness a new leader assuming their dutiful position.

Strahle previously held the position of deputy wing commander of the 183d Wing. He is the 13th commander of the Wing, whose history dates back to 1948.