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Mattie assumes command of 3rd ASOS

U.S. Air Force Col. Travis Woodworth (left), the 1st Air Support Operations Group commander, passes the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) guidon to Lt. Col. Kyle Mattie, the 3rd ASOS commander, during a change of command ceremony at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, June 4, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Col. Travis Woodworth (left), the 1st Air Support Operations Group commander, passes the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) guidon to Lt. Col. Kyle Mattie, the 3rd ASOS commander, during a change of command ceremony at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, June 4, 2021. Prior to assuming command of the 3rd ASOS, Mattie was the commander of the 82nd Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kyle Mattie, the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) commander, renders the first squadron salute during a change of command ceremony at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, June 4, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kyle Mattie, the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) commander, renders the first squadron salute during a change of command ceremony at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, June 4, 2021. As the 3rd ASOS commander, Mattie commands all aspects of training, organizing and equipping the U.S. Air Force’s only dual mission capable Airborne and Stryker Tactical Air Control Party squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kyle Mattie (right), the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) commander, renders a salute to Col. Travis Woodworth, the 1st Air Operations Group commander, during a change of command ceremony at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, June 4, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kyle Mattie (right), the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) commander, renders a salute to Col. Travis Woodworth, the 1st Air Operations Group commander, during a change of command ceremony at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, June 4, 2021. The 3rd ASOS is the U.S. Air Force’s only dual tasked Airborne- and Stryker-capable Tactical Air Control Party squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

U.S. Air Force Col. Travis Woodworth (left), the 1st Air Support Operations Group commander, and Lt. Col. Ulysses Linares, former 3rd Air Support Operations  Squadron (ASOS) commander, pose for a photo during a change of command ceremony at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, June 4, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Col. Travis Woodworth (left), the 1st Air Support Operations Group commander, and Lt. Col. Ulysses Linares, former 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) commander, pose for a photo during a change of command ceremony at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, June 4, 2021. The squadron’s mission is to provide combatant commanders quality, rapidly employable, special warfare Airmen to integrate airpower across the full military contingency spectrum. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) render the first squadron salute during a change of command ceremony at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, June 4, 2021.

U.S. Airmen assigned to the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) render the first squadron salute during a change of command ceremony at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, June 4, 2021. The 3rd ASOS traces its lineage to the 3rd Direct Air Support Flight which was activated Sept. 17, 1964, on Kadena Air Base, Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska -- U.S. Air Force Col. Travis Woodworth (left), the 1st Air Support Operations Group commander, passes the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) guidon to Lt. Col. Kyle Mattie, the 3rd ASOS commander, during a change of command ceremony at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, June 4, 2021. Prior to assuming command of the 3rd ASOS, Mattie was the commander of the 82nd Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)