Air Force commander relieved over lost munitions at Minot to take new job at AFSOC

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Col. Jason Beers, the former 91st Security Forces Group commander, takes part in a ceremony at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. on Nov. 5, 2017. Beers, who was removed from his post after explosives and a machine gun were lost in separate incidents, is slated to take a new assignment at Air Force Special Operations Command in Florida. (JONATHAN MCELDERRY/U.S. AIR FORCE)
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Col. Jason Beers, the former 91st Security Forces Group commander, takes part in a ceremony at Minot Air Force Base, N.D. on Nov. 5, 2017. Beers, who was removed from his post after explosives and a machine gun were lost in separate incidents, is slated to take a new assignment at Air Force Special Operations Command in Florida. (JONATHAN MCELDERRY/U.S. AIR FORCE)

Air Force commander relieved over lost munitions at Minot to take new job at AFSOC

by: Corey Dickstein | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: June 16, 2018

WASHINGTON — The former head of security forces at Minot Air Force base who was relieved of command last month after his airmen lost weapons and munitions will take a new assignment at Air Force Special Operations Command this summer, a service spokeswoman said Friday.

Col. Jason Beers will be assigned as the chief of installations division at AFSOC Headquarters at Hurlburt Field in Florida, said Air Force Capt. Amanda Farr, a spokeswoman for the command. In that role his responsibilities will include managing funding for AFSOC’s security forces and civil engineering personnel, and implementing policy for the installations division, she said.

“We are fully confident in the colonel’s ability to manage our security forces and civil engineer programs for the command,” Farr wrote in an emailed statement.

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