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14th LRS receives new commander

Col. Gary Hayward, 14th Mission Support Group Commander, Dennis Widner, the outgoing 14th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, and Lt. Col. Michael Kennedy, incoming 14th Logistics Readiness commander, pray June 26, 2020, during the 14th LRS Change of Command Ceremony on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. The 14th Mission Support Group Logistics Readiness Squadron provides effective logistics support for the wing's flying training mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keith Holcomb)

Col. Gary Hayward, 14th Mission Support Group Commander, Dennis Widner, the outgoing 14th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, and Lt. Col. Michael Kennedy, incoming 14th Logistics Readiness commander, pray June 26, 2020, during the 14th LRS Change of Command Ceremony on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. The 14th Mission Support Group Logistics Readiness Squadron provides effective logistics support for the wing's flying training mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keith Holcomb)

Lt. Col. Michael Kennedy, 14th Logistics Readiness commander, speaks June 26, 2020, during the 14th LRS Change of Command Ceremony on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. The 14th Mission Support Group Logistics Readiness Squadron provides effective logistics support for the wing's flying training mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keith Holcomb)

Lt. Col. Michael Kennedy, 14th Logistics Readiness commander, speaks June 26, 2020, during the 14th LRS Change of Command Ceremony on Columbus Air Force Base, Miss. The 14th Mission Support Group Logistics Readiness Squadron provides effective logistics support for the wing's flying training mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keith Holcomb)

COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. --

Lt. Col. Michael Kennedy assumed command of the 14th Logistics Readiness Squadron during a change of command ceremony June 19, 2020, on Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.

The 14th Mission Support Group Logistics Readiness Squadron provides effective logistics support for the wing's flying training mission. They accomplish this mission by working as four individual flights: Deployment and Distribution, Material Management, Fuels Management and Transportation.

“I am truly honored to be your new commander,” Kennedy said. “I want to be in the mission with you and I want to ensure you I will always put the people first.”