509th LRS receives new commander
By , 509th Bomb Wing Public Affairs
/ Published July 12, 2007
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. --
Maj. Mark Lynch, 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, assumed command from Lt. Col. Carlos Camarillo during a change-of-command ceremony June 2.
Rank and Name: Maj. Mark J. Lynch
Squadron: 509th Logistics Readiness Squadron
Date assumed command: July 2
Previous assignment: U.S. Army Command and General Staff College
Time in service: 14 years, 1 month
Commissioning source: U.S. Air Force Academy
Family: Wife - Christina, daughters - Caitlin, 12, and Sarah, 8
Hobbies: Skydiving, non-fiction reading, family activities
How does the squadron contribute to the Air Force mission? The squadron is dedicated to meeting the transportation, supply, equipment, and fuel requirements of the 509th Bomb Wing and its tenant partners on Whiteman. This includes the time-sensitive transportation of personnel, household goods, aircraft components and general purpose cargo while also providing primary supply, equipment and fuels support to B-2, A-10 and T-38 aircraft. Also, the squadron oversees the installation deployment operation which plans and implements the wing's wartime deployments.
Command philosophy: Mission First . . . People Always. Treat everyone with dignity, as they should be treated, and enforce standards fairly and consistently.
Goals for new position: Lead a highly motivated, successful team of professionals who always meet or exceed expectations, and to succeed in exceeding the expectations of support to squadron members and their families.