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81st TRW/CC inducts 14 new civic leaders as honorary commanders

Leadership from the 81st Training Wing pose for a photo with their honorary commanders and spouses during the 81st TRW’s Honorary Commander Program induction ceremony Feb. 10, 2017, at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Honorary Commander Program is a tool to help military and community leaders’ partner together to increase base involvement in civic endeavors and organizations and to further local community members’ understanding of the base’s mission. During the ceremony 14 local leaders became honorary commanders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Leadership from the 81st Training Wing pose for a photo with their honorary commanders and spouses during the 81st TRW’s Honorary Commander Program induction ceremony Feb. 10, 2017, at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Honorary Commander Program is a tool to help military and community leaders’ partner together to increase base involvement in civic endeavors and organizations and to further local community members’ understanding of the base’s mission. During the ceremony 14 local leaders became honorary commanders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Leadership from 2nd Air Force pose for a photo with their honorary commanders and spouses during the 81st Training Wing’s Honorary Commander Program induction ceremony Feb. 10, 2017, at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Honorary Commander Program is a tool to help military and community leaders’ partner together to increase base involvement in civic endeavors and organizations and to further local community members’ understanding of the base’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Leadership from 2nd Air Force pose for a photo with their honorary commanders and spouses during the 81st Training Wing’s Honorary Commander Program induction ceremony Feb. 10, 2017, at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Honorary Commander Program is a tool to help military and community leaders’ partner together to increase base involvement in civic endeavors and organizations and to further local community members’ understanding of the base’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, talks about the support Frank Genzer, CEO and owner of Frank Genzer Architect Inc., provided while he served as an 81st TRW Honorary Commander during an induction ceremony Feb. 10, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. As part of the ceremony, Genzer became the first honorary commander inducted into the Emeritus Program. This program allows honorary commanders who were instrumental to the success of the program to continue having a close relationship with the installation after their time as an honorary commander ends. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, talks about the support Frank Genzer, CEO and owner of Frank Genzer Architect Inc., provided while he served as an 81st TRW Honorary Commander during an induction ceremony Feb. 10, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. As part of the ceremony, Genzer became the first honorary commander inducted into the Emeritus Program. This program allows honorary commanders who were instrumental to the success of the program to continue having a close relationship with the installation after their time as an honorary commander ends. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Frank Genzer, CEO and owner of Frank Genzer Architect Inc., and Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, pose for a photo during the 81st TRW Honorary Commander Program induction ceremony Feb. 10, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. As part of the ceremony Genzer, became the first honorary commander inducted into the Emeritus Program. This program allows honorary commanders who were instrumental to the success of the program to continue having a close relationship with the installation after their time as an honorary commander ends. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Frank Genzer, CEO and owner of Frank Genzer Architect Inc., and Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, pose for a photo during the 81st TRW Honorary Commander Program induction ceremony Feb. 10, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. As part of the ceremony Genzer, became the first honorary commander inducted into the Emeritus Program. This program allows honorary commanders who were instrumental to the success of the program to continue having a close relationship with the installation after their time as an honorary commander ends. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Maj. Gen. Robert LaBrutta, 2nd Air Force commander, and his wife, Leslie, pose for a photo with Marcus Glover, Beau Rivage Resorts, LLC, president and chief operating officer, and his wife, Candice, during the 81st TRW Honorary Commander Program induction ceremony Feb. 10, 2017, at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Honorary Commander Program is a tool to help military and community leaders partner together to increase base involvement in civic endeavors and organizations and to further local community members’ understanding of the base’s mission.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

Maj. Gen. Robert LaBrutta, 2nd Air Force commander, and his wife, Leslie, pose for a photo with Marcus Glover, Beau Rivage Resorts, LLC, president and chief operating officer, and his wife, Candice, during the 81st TRW Honorary Commander Program induction ceremony Feb. 10, 2017, at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Honorary Commander Program is a tool to help military and community leaders partner together to increase base involvement in civic endeavors and organizations and to further local community members’ understanding of the base’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- Leadership from the 81st Training Wing pose for a photo with their honorary commanders and spouses during the 81st TRW’s Honorary Commander Program induction ceremony Feb. 10, 2017, at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Honorary Commander Program is a tool to help military and community leaders’ partner together to increase base involvement in civic endeavors and organizations and to further local community members’ understanding of the base’s mission. During the ceremony 14 local leaders became honorary commanders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Andre’ Askew)