93d AGOW commander tours 820th BDG

Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, steps out of a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle roll-over simulator during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the 820th Base Defense Group to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, steps out of a mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle roll-over simulator during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the 820th Base Defense Group to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, looks through binoculars during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the 820th Base Defense Group to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, looks through binoculars during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the 820th Base Defense Group to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

An Airman from the 820th Base Defense Group (BDG), left, salutes Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, right, during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the BDG to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

An Airman from the 820th Base Defense Group (BDG), left, salutes Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, right, during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the BDG to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, examines a M107 .50-caliber Special Applications Scoped Rifle during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga.  Birch toured the 820th Base Defense Group to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, examines a M107 .50-caliber Special Applications Scoped Rifle during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the 820th Base Defense Group to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group (BDG) perform an Area Security Operations demonstration, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, toured the BDG to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group (BDG) perform an Area Security Operations demonstration, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, toured the BDG to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, watches a Military Working Dog demonstration, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the 820th Base Defense Group to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, watches a Military Working Dog demonstration, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the 820th Base Defense Group to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, inspects a radio communication device during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the 820th Base Defense Group to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, inspects a radio communication device during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the 820th Base Defense Group to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, speaks to Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group (BDG) during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the BDG to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, speaks to Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group (BDG) during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the BDG to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

An Airman from the 820th Base Defense Group (BDG), prepares to enter a building during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, toured the BDG to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

An Airman from the 820th Base Defense Group (BDG), prepares to enter a building during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, toured the BDG to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

An Airman from the 820th Base Defense Group (BDG), runs to cover during an Area Security Operations demonstration, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, toured the BDG to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)
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An Airman from the 820th Base Defense Group (BDG), runs to cover during an Area Security Operations demonstration, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, toured the BDG to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

Tech Sgt. Daniel Green, left, 822d Base Defense Squadron fire team leader, briefs Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the 820th Base Defense Group to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)
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Tech Sgt. Daniel Green, left, 822d Base Defense Squadron fire team leader, briefs Col. Paul Birch, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing (AGOW) commander, during an immersion tour, June 25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Birch toured the 820th Base Defense Group to gain a better understanding of their overall mission, duties and comprehensive capabilities. Prior to taking command of the 93d AGOW, Birch was the commander of the 380th Expeditionary Operations Group at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Eugene Oliver)

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