Wing vice commander selected; marks return of prior group commander

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  • By Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Matwey
  • 166th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
Wing Commander Col. Mike Feeley announced to all base personnel on April 25 that a new vice commander has been selected for the 166th Airlift Wing.

In his message, Col. Feeley wrote, "I am extremely pleased to tell you that Col. Don Bevis has been selected as our 166 AW Vice Commander. It is with great anticipation that I look forward to his arrival. Don is committed to continuing the proud traditions of excellence you have all worked so hard to establish. It is great to have him back as part of our team and family."

Colonel Bevis served as the 166th Mission Support Group commander, Delaware Air Guard, from July 2011 to July 2012.

He then attended Senior Developmental Education in-residence at the Army War College in Carlisle, Pa. Col. Bevis is currently the ANG Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the Secretary of Defense Reserve Forces Policy Board.

Colonel Bevis's arrival date will be in late July or early August. In the interim, Col. Rob Culcasi will continue wearing two hats as both the 166th Operations Group commander and the 166th vice commander.