Maintenance Group commander gains full-bird rank
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- Tory Saxe, commander of the Alaska Air National Guard's 176 Maintenance Group, receives his colonel's eagles from his wife and oldest daughter as his son waits to present him with a ceremonial sword. Saxe celebrated his new rank of colonel at a promotion ceremony here Feb. 8, 2014. National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. N. Alicia Halla/Released.