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MediaAdvisory: Lt. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton to assume command of Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base, Thursday, February 15, 2018

Release Number: 020218

Air University Public Affairs
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112
Contact:  Mr. Michael Ritz
(334) 953-6328 /2014


February 12, 2018

Release #002


MAXWELL Air Force Base, Ala.-- Lt Gen Anthony J. Cotton will assume command of Air University on Thursday, February 15 at 9 a.m., in Boyd Auditorium, Officer Training School, Maxwell Air Force Base. Joining Lt. General Cotton for the ceremony will be the former Air University commander, Lt. Gen. Steven Kwast. Lt. Gen. Kwast is commander of Air Education and Training Command. Lt. Gen. Cotton will be available for media interview immediately following the ceremony.


FOR MEDIA: Media interested in covering the assumption of command ceremony please contact Mr. Michael Ritz at Maxwell Air Force Base Public Affairs (334 953-6328), or email maxwellmediarelations@us.af.mil  to confirm their attendance. Additionally, news media covering the event should meet Mr. Ritz at the Maxwell Air Force Base Visitor's Center Parking Lot NO LATER THAN 8:20 A.M. on Thursday, February 15.  For biographic information regarding Lt. Gen. Cotton, please visit the following website: http://www.af.mil/About-Us/Biographies/Display/Article/108714/major-general-anthony-j-cotton/ Also, please note Lt. Gen. Cotton's promotion to Lt. Gen., as well as his new job title (Air University Commander and President), are not yet included in his current biography. Media will be afforded copies of his updated biography at the assumption of command ceremony.