Russell Handy took command of 11th Air Force from Lt. Gen. Stephen Hoog during
a ceremony at JB Elmendorf-Richardson,
Alaska, Aug. 9, 2013. In his new role, Handy will also serve as head of US Pacific
Command's Alaskan Command as well as the Alaskan NORAD Region. Handy
received his third star prior to the change of command. Here, Handy (center) takes the 11th AF command
flag from Gen. Herbert Carlisle, Pacific Air Forces commander, during the
Air Force photo by TSgt. Raymond Mills
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