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52nd Maintenance Squadron Change of Command

U.S. Air Force Col. Timothy Trimmell, 52nd Maintenance Group commander, left, gives the ceremonial guidon to U.S. Air Force Maj. Eric Burke, incoming 52nd Maintenance Squadron commander, right, during the 52nd MXS change of command ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 17, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Branden Rae)

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U.S. Air Force Col. Timothy Trimmell, 52nd Maintenance Group commander, left, presents the Meritorius Service Medal to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Pustka, outgoing 52nd Maintenance Squadron commander, right, during the 52nd MXS change of command ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 17, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Branden Rae)

U.S. Air Force Col. Timothy Trimmell, 52nd Maintenance Group commander, left, receives the ceremonial guidon from U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Pustka, outgoing 52nd Maintenance Squadron commander, middle, during the 52nd MXS change of command ceremony at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 17, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Branden Rae)

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany --

U.S. Air Force Maj. Eric Burke, incoming 52nd Maintenance Squadron commander, assumed command of the 52nd MXS during a change of command ceremony at Hangar One on Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, June 17, 2019. U.S. Air Force Col. Timothy Trimmell, 52nd Maintenance Group commander, presided over the ceremony in which Burke assumed command, previously held by U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Pustka.

Here is a little more about Burke:

Name/Rank: Maj. Eric L. Burke

Organization: 52d Maintenance Squadron

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

  • ROTC/2005 (Mid TN Stat University

Off-duty time is for:

  • Family, Working out, and anything outdoors

(Past three) Previous assignments:

  • Maxwell AFB, AL (IDE/ACSC)
  • Barksdale AFB, LA (MAJCOM staff/Global Strike Command)
  • JB Andrews, MD (89 MXG/ Mx Ops Officer)

Organizational Goals:

  • Initial goal is to ensure unit meets and/or exceeds all combat related requirements

Work Philosophy:

  • Mission, Family, People

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