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Maj. Gen. Bryan P. Radliff, 10th Air Force commander, recently visited with Citizen Airmen from the 482nd Fighter Wing at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla., to discuss the current state of the wing, help celebrate the wing’s annual honorees, and lead the 10th Annual Air Force Management Leadership Review.


During his visit, Radliff had the opportunity to meet with leaders and Airmen to receive several demonstrations of the squadron’s various capabilities and to discuss the overall mission while navigating the COVID-19 pandemic.


“You know, COVID has caused a lot of things, and if nothing else, it’s about being flexible and resilient,” Radliff said as a guest speaker at 482’s virtual annual awards show. FW. “I think what you will find in these airmen that you see today is resilience. And that resilience allows them to rise up, overcome whatever affects them, carry on with their work, and stand before you today with this important recognition.


Following the February Unit Training Assembly, Radliff chaired the 10th AF Management Leadership Review at HARB. The Management Leadership Review is an opportunity to examine the career progression of senior officers and enlisted leaders throughout the 10th Air Force.


Col. David Castaneda, commander of the 482nd Fighter Wing, hosted Radliff during the multi-day visit to the base.


“It was an honor to welcome Major General Radliff to our squadron,” Castaneda said. “And being able to showcase our outstanding Airmen, our mission and this base to our NAF Commander was a great opportunity. It’s not every day that our members get the chance to recognize their contributions to our mission directly with a two-star and I want to thank Major-General Radliff for that and his visit.



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