Col. Brian Hartless takes command of 10th Air Base Wing

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U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – Col. Brian Hartless accepted command of the 10th Air Base Wing from Col. Shawn Campbell, June 17 at the Air Force Academy.

Hartless comes to the Academy from the Pentagon, where he was the senior military assistant to the secretary of the Air Force for Installations & Energy. Before then, he commanded the 86th Civil Engineer Group at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

As the commander of the 10th ABW, Hartless is responsible for the preservation of, and improvements to, a $3.5 billion base infrastructure, and the operations of a regional medical infrastructure serving four Air Force installations. He now commands more than 3,000 military, civilian and contract personnel who conduct all base-level support activities for the entire installation.

Campbell commanded the 10th ABW since June 2017. He leaves the academy for a staff position at the Pentagon.