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20th SOS says farewell to Bergin, welcomes Mauze

Col. Michael A. Jackson, 27th Special Operations Group commander, left, Lt. Col. Jeremy S. Bergin, previous 20th Special Operations Squadron commander, middle, and Lt. Col. Charles W. Mauze, new 20th SOS commander, stand at attention during the 20th SOS change of command ceremony May 18, 2018, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Jackson was the presiding officer for the ceremony to exchange the command of the 20th SOS from Bergin to Mauze. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Attendees of the 20th Special Operations Squadron change of command ceremony stand during the presentation of the colors and singing of the national anthem May 18, 2018, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. More than 100 people were in attendance of the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Col. Michael A. Jackson, 27th Special Operations Group commander, speaks during the 20th SOS change of command ceremony May 18, 2018, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Jackson was the presiding officer for the ceremony to exchange the command of the 20th SOS from Lt. Col. Jeremy S. Bergin to Lt. Col. Charles W. Mauze. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Lt. Col. Jeremy S. Bergin, previous 20th Special Operations Squadron commander, left, shares a laugh with Lt. Col. Charles W. Mauze, new 20th SOS commander, during the 20th SOS change of command ceremony May 18, 2018, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Bergin and Mauze worked closely together in the 20th SOS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Col. Michael A. Jackson, 27th Special Operations Group commander, left, pins a Meritorious Service Medal on Lt. Col. Jeremy S. Bergin, previous 20th Special Operations Squadron commander, during the 20th SOS change of command ceremony May 18, 2018, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The Meritorious Service Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States and friendly foreign nations who distinguished themselves by outstanding noncombat meritorious achievement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Lt. Col. Jeremy S. Bergin, previous 20th Special Operations Squadron commander, gives a smile before speaking during the 20th SOS change of command ceremony May 18, 2018, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Bergin thanked his family and 20th SOS members for the time he has as their commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Lt. Col. Jeremy S. Bergin, previous 20th Special Operations Squadron commander, right, gives his final salute as commander to 20th SOS members during the 20th SOS change of command ceremony May 18, 2018, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Presenting a final salute is tradition in change of command ceremonies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Col. Michael A. Jackson, 27th Special Operations Group commander, left, receives the 20th Special Operations Squadron guidon from Lt. Col. Jeremy S. Bergin, previous 20th SOS commander, middle, while Lt. Col. Charles W. Mauze, new 20th SOS commander, watches during the 20th SOS change of command ceremony May 18, 2018, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The passing of the flag is tradition when changing command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

Col. Michael A. Jackson, 27th Special Operations Group commander, left, passes the 20th Special Operations Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Charles W. Mauze, new 20th SOS commander, middle, while Lt. Col. Jeremy S. Bergin, previous 20th SOS commander, watches during the 20th SOS change of command ceremony May 18, 2018, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The passing of the flag is tradition when changing command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

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Lt. Col. Charles W. Mauze, new 20th Special Operations Squadron commander, speaks to attendees of the 20th SOS change of command after assuming command May 18, 2018, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Mauze worked as the Director of Operations for the 20th SOS before becoming its commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

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Lt. Col. Charles W. Mauze, new 20th Special Operations Squadron commander, presents his first salute as commander during the 20th SOS change of command May 18, 2018, at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. Commanders presenting a first salute to their new unit is tradition of a change of command ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Luke Kitterman/Released)

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