WASHINGTON D.C. ”” The Department of Defense has announced that Air Force Col. Steven D. Garland who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general will assume the post of commanding officer fo the 36th Wing Pacific Air Forces at Andersen Air Force Base Guam. He is currently commanding officer of the 99th Air Base Wing Air Combat Command at Nellis Air Force Base Nev.

Garland will replace Brig. Gen. John W. Doucette the current commanding officer of the 36th Wing who will become to deputy commander/chief of staff Joint Warfare Center Supreme Allied Command for Transformation North Atlantic Treaty Organization Stavanger Norway.