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433rd Operations Support Squadron welcomes new commander

Lt. Col. Jonathan R. Behunin (right), accepts the guidon from Col. James C. “JC” Miller, 433rd Operations Group commander, during an assumption of command ceremony for the 433rd Operations Support Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Sept. 7, 2019.

Lt. Col. Jonathan R. Behunin (right), accepts the guidon from Col. James C. “JC” Miller, 433rd Operations Group commander, during an assumption of command ceremony for the 433rd Operations Support Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Sept. 7, 2019. The 433rd OSS supports movement of high priority personnel and cargo flown by the C-5M Super Galaxy, the nation’s largest military aircraft, in support of Air Force Reserve Command and Air Mobility Command’s worldwide airlift missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff. Sgt. Lauren M. Snyder)

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas --

The 433rd Operations Support Squadron welcomed its new commander, Lt. Col. Jonathan R. Behunin, during an assumption of command ceremony held at the 433rd Airlift Wing auditorium here Sept. 7.

Behunin took command of the 433rd OSS after piloting with the 68th Airlift Squadron.

Col. James C. “JC” Miller, 433rd Operations Group commander, presided over the ceremony.

Behunin began his Air Force career in 2000 with the Brigham Young University ROTC, where he received his commission.

The 433rd OSS directs the activities of intelligence oversight, aircrew life support training and equipment, and resource management to ensure combat ready forces of more than 100 aircrew personnel. The unit supports movement of high priority personnel and cargo flown by the C-5M Super Galaxy, the nation’s largest military aircraft, in support of Air Force Reserve Command and Air Mobility Command’s worldwide airlift missions.

Prior to this assignment, Behunin was the chief standards and evaluations, and a C-5M evaluator pilot with the 68th Airlift Squadron.