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52nd Dental Squadron Change of Command

U.S. Air Force Col. Edward Lagrou, 52nd Medical Group commander, left, gives the ceremonial guidon to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Elizabeth Bowman, incoming 52nd Dental Squadron commander, right, during the 52nd DS change of command ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 6, 2019.

U.S. Air Force Col. Edward Lagrou, 52nd Medical Group commander, left, gives the ceremonial guidon to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Elizabeth Bowman, incoming 52nd Dental Squadron commander, right, during the 52nd DS change of command ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 6, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jovante Johnson)

The guidon symbolized the authority Lagrou placed on Jones, who then relinquished command over the 52nd DS as the flag exchanged hands

U.S. Air Force Col. Edward Lagrou, 52nd Medical Group commander, left, takes the ceremonial guidon from U.S. Air Force Col. David Jones, outgoing 52nd Dental Squadron commander, during the 52nd DS change of command ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 6, 2019. The guidon symbolized the authority Lagrou placed on Jones, who then relinquished command over the 52nd DS as the flag exchanged hands. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jovante Johnson)

Jones received the MSM in recognition of her service of leading the 52nd DS

U.S. Air Force Col. Edward Lagrou, 52nd Medical Group commander, left, presents the Meritorius Service Medal to U.S. Air Force Col. David Jones, outgoing 52nd Dental Squadron commander, during the 52nd DS change of command ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 6, 2019. Jones received the MSM in recognition of her service of leading the 52nd DS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jovante Johnson)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR FORCE, Germany --

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Elizabeth Bowman, incoming 52nd Dental Squadron commander, assumed command of the 52nd DS during a change of command ceremony on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 6, 2019. U.S. Air Force Col. Lagrou, 52nd Medical Group commander, presided over the ceremony in which Bowman assumed command, previously held by U.S. Air Force Col. David Jones.

Here is a little more about Bowman

 

Name/Rank: Lt. Col. Elizabeth A. Bowman

Organization: 52nd Dental Squadron

Where and When you Joined the AF (Source of Commissioning for Officers):
HPSP


Off-duty time is for: Family, Travel

(Past three) Previous assignments:

- 2018 - present, Student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB Alabama

- 2016 - 2018 Medical Inspector, Air Force Inspection Agency, Kirtland AFB, New Mexico

- 2015 – 2016 Deputy Inspector General, 375th Air Mobility Wing, Scott AFB, Illinois

Organizational Goals:

- Provide safe, reliable, and trusted dental care. Excel at mission readiness and at meeting the needs of our Group and Wing leaders. Develop our people taking care of one another and growing future leaders. Carry on the tradition, excellence, and enthusiasm set forth by Col. Jones.


Work Philosophy:

- lead by example

- firm but fair

- I work for you