New commander on board for Beale |

New commander on board for Beale

Beale Air Force Base’s 9th Reconnaissance Wing, home of the U-2 manned reconnaissance plane, will welcome a new commander Friday, when Col. Lawrence Wells replaces outgoing Brig. Gen. Rudy Wright.

Wells arrives from Air Combat Command headquarters at Langley Air Force Base, Va., where he served as chief for system management organization at the base. He has logged more than 2,400 hours in an F-16.

Wright moves to Langley, where he will become the director of intelligence for the Air Combat Command.

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