Lt. Gen. Herbert Carlisle assumed command of 13th Air Force during a change-of-command ceremony at Hickam AFB, Hawaii, Sept. 2, 2009. Here, Gen. Gary North (l), Pacific Air Forces boss, passes the 13th AF unit flag to Carlisle during the ceremony. Carlisle succeeds Lt. Gen. Loyd Utterback, who is retiring from the Air Force after more than 33 years of service, effective Nov. 1, 2009.
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