The 451st Air Expeditionary Group at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, formally became the 451st Air Expeditionary Wing during a ceremony, July 2, 2009. Here, Lt. Gen. Gary North (far left), commander of Air Forces Central, and Brig. Gen. Guy Walsh (second from left), the wing’s new commander, salute the flags as the US and Afghan national anthems are played during the activation ceremony.
Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Noelle Caldwell
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