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News | July 7, 2022

New commander takes over at DLA Aviation at Ogden

By Leon Moore, Public Affairs Specialist DLA Aviation Public Affairs Office

Air Force Col. Jason Okumura became the commander of Defense Logistics Agency Aviation at Ogden, Utah during a change of command ceremony held on Hill Air Force Base, Utah, June 28. The ceremony was officiated by former DLA Aviation commander Air Force Brig. Gen. David Sanford, who was selected for promotion to Maj. Gen.

Okumura assumed command from Air Force Col. Christopher Carmichael, who will now serve as commander of the 748TH Supply Chain Management Group on Hill Air Force Base.

Okumura previously served as the Chief of the Commander’s Action Group, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, where he led a small team responsible for developing the command’s strategy and communicating the commander’s philosophy and intent to 89,000 people in the command. He also planned all travel, unit visits, speaking engagements and provided daily meeting support to the command team.